Professional Standards

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The Office of Professional Standards provides protection to the public with regard to improper police actions and protection to the Fairfield Police Department and its employees against unwarranted accusations of misconduct. Professional Standards exists to safeguard the high degree of integrity required to provide quality police services to the community and to maintain public trust.

Professional Standards performs such duties for the Chief of Police including but not limited to internal affairs investigations, policy writing, policy and incident review, and grant writing.  Further, Professional Standards coordinates the department’s internship program for eligible college students wishing to earn credit and learn about the field of law enforcement.