Fairfield Police Explorers 100 Reef Rd, Fairfield, CT06824 Founded in 1975, the Fairfield Police Department Explorer program offers an up-close look at the field of law…More enforcement for youths from ages 15 to 21. The Explorers participate and help with community events. They direct traffic and park cars at weekly events, such as carnivals, and handle civil fingerprinting on Saturdays.
Fairfield Police - Professional Standards and Public Affairs Bur 100 Reef Rd, Fairfield, CT06824 This is the third arm of the Fairfield Police Department (Support Services and Field Patrol are the other two). The…More Professional Standards department handles internal affairs, but the Public Affairs department is highly visible. Its programs include school-based learning programs such as DARE (aimed at keeping kids off drugs) and Officer Friendly (for younger students). Other programs include home-safety surveys, neighborhood watches and crime forums.
Fairfield Police Department - Field Services Division 100 Reef Rd, Fairfield, CT06824 The Fairfield Police Department is composed of three divisions, and Field Services is one of the three major…More departments. Field Services is responsible for three sub-units: patrol, investigative and special services. The first two units are self-explanatory, while special services oversees special agents, dive team, marine unit, helicopter team and animal control, as well as school safety. The patrol division is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Fairfield Police Department - Support Services Division 100 Reef Rd, Fairfield, CT06824 The Fairfield Police is composed of three divisions (Field Services, Support Services and Public Affairs). The Support…More Services department handles things such as record keeping (arrest records, evidence gathering, seized property), arrest record erasures, alarm ordinances and emergency communications (reverse 911). It also handles internal duties such as hiring, training, payroll and building maintenance.
The Fairfield Beach Residents Association, founded in 1955, is a neighborhood group interested in improving the…More quality of life for homeowners living in the area bordered by Fairfield Beach Road, Old Post Road, Beach Road and Reef Road.</p>
<p>The neighborhood group was originally known as the Fairfield Beach Road Association, but changed its name and expanded its geographic coverage in 1998.</p>
<p>The Fairfield Beach Residents Association addresses issues that include beach and creek erosion, litter, traffic and speeding, activities of town government, disruptive behavior and neighborhood safety.</p>
<p>The group's objectives in 2010 include supporting the court-ordered injunction against the Lantern Point Condominium Association, which was previously the location for heavily-attended and loud parties held by university students; pursuing noise abatement and greater speeding enforcement; supporting increased police patrols at Fairfield Beach and the Police Department's "zero tolerance policy" for disruptive behavior at Fairfield Beach; continuing beach and street cleanups; contributing to plantings and other beautification projects; continuing to represent the Fairfield Beach neighborhood at town meetings; and pursuing initiatives to address severe beach erosion along Fairfield's shoreline.</p>
<p>Membership dues are $50 for a basic (bluefish) membership; $75 for a starfish membership, $100 for a sandpiper membership and $25 for those who have special circumstances.</p>
<p>Membership dues help to pay for annual litter cleanups, plantings, insurance, the mailing of newsletters, acquisition of crime statistics, legal fees and other expenses related to the neighborhood association's work on behalf of the neighborhood.</p>
<p>The Fairfield Beach Residents Association's mailing address is P.O. Box 513, Fairfield CT 06824.</p>
<p>The location given here for the Fairfield Beach Residents Association is Fairfield Public Library, where the group holds its annual meeting in September.</p>
Fire Station 3 at 400 Jackman Ave. is one of five fire stations in town and is also home to the Stratfield…More Volunteer Fire Department. Fire Station 3 is staffed by three career firefighters at any one time and includes an engine company of the Fairfield Fire Department and the department's hazardous materials and foam units.</p>
<p>The Fairfield Fire Department provides emergency services to citizens, businesses and industries in the town of Fairfield and fire safety education, inspection and investigative services for code enforcement. The Fire Department also determines the origin and cause of fires and is designated by the state Department of Emergency Medical Services as first responders to all medical emergencies within the town.</p>
<p>In 2009, Fairfield firefighters responded to 8,946 calls for help throughout Fairfield's 30 square miles.</p>
<p>The Fairfield Fire Department is a founding member of the Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Response Team, and firefighters also are trained for specialized rescue operations. Their non-emergency work includes smoke detector surveys, fire safety education at public and private schools, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, OSHA-mandated training of firefighters, police officers, public works' employees and school maintenance staff, and training related to homeland defense missions.</p>
<p>The Fire Department employs 97 people full-time, including a fire chief, deputy fire chief, two fire marshals, a fire inspector, a training director, four assistant fire chiefs, 20 fire lieutenants, 64 firefighters, a master mechanic, mechanic and secretary. The department also employs a part-time secretary, part-time training center assistant and part-time clerk in the Fire Marshal's office.</p>
<p>The Fire Department's budget in 2009-10 is $12.2 million.</p>
Sgt. Murphy Park, 1.55 acres at 140 Reef Road, between the town's Fire Department and Police Department, includes…More playground equipment and a picnic pavilion.</p>
<p>Sgt. Murphy Park was named for Sgt. Thomas Murphy, who was one of the original seven police officers when the Police Department was officially organized in 1930.</p>