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Police Department

Police Total CallsAbout the Fairborn Police Department
The Fairborn Police Department is comprised of the Chief of Police, three Captains, seven Sergeants, six detectives, two K-9 Officers, three SRO/D.A.R.E Officers, 2 NET (Neighborhood Enhancement Team) Officers, and 29 officers. In addition, the Police Department employs 10 dispatchers, four civilian support personnel, three full-time jailers, and six part-time jailers. The Police Department consists of three divisions:

Oversees the Jail Facilities, Information and Technology Officer, and physical plant maintenance. The Administration Captain's duties include training, the hiring of personnel, grant administration, research and development of technology and equipment, purchasing of equipment and assets.

Oversees the uniformed Patrol Bureau, the K-9 program, the School Resource Officer, the D.A.R.E. Officer, the Records Department, NET (Neighborhood Enhancement Team) Officer, sand the Operations Sergeant. The patrol officer is responsible for patrolling the city roadways and interstate highways; responding to citizen complaints; enforcing traffic violations and investigating traffic crashes. Officers also interact with citizens and patrol neighborhoods utilizing a community policing effort.

Support Services
The Support Services Bureau is comprised of the Detective Section, Property Room and Communications and is under the supervision of the Support Services Captain and Support Services Sergeant. The detectives investigate all Part I felonies and Part ll crimes that require further follow-up. The Detective Section consists of four general assignment Detectives, one Drug Task Force Detective and a Domestic Violence Detective. The detectives are also responsible for background investigations of new employees; polygraph operations to assist in criminal cases and new hire employees; Drug Task Force assignments for countywide enforcement and investigations of child physical and sexual abuse cases.

Core Values

  • Integrity - High moral character in all we do
  • Dedication - Commitment to the police profession
  • Fairness - Impartial treatment of all persons
  • Courage - To do the right thing
  • Excellence - Continuous improvement
  • Service - Service before self
  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to all situations

Contact Us
Terry Bennington
Police Chief
Phone: 937-754-3067

Police Department Address
70 W Hebble Avenue
Fairborn, OH 45324
Phone: 937-754-3000
Fax: 937-754-3070
Emergency: 911
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Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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