Welcome to our recruiting website and thank you for your interest in joining the Fairfield Police Department. Strategically located on Interstate 80 between San Francisco and Sacramento, Fairfield is a city of some 115,000 people. The Fairfield Police Department is a busy full-service municipal police department consisting of 198 fulltime employees, 125 of whom are sworn police officers. We are actively looking for service-minded people to join our team.

Now is a great time to join the FPD. Not only are we hiring a number of people to join the officer and dispatcher ranks, we are offering innovative incentives to recruit and retain quality candidates.

In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer the opportunity to do challenging and rewarding police work in a community that supports and values its police department. We encourage people of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

Whether you are just starting out or you are looking to change departments, Fairfield is worthy of your consideration. We have a diverse mix of employees; some of whom have spent their entire careers here, and others who have come from myriad agencies, big and small. As an example, seven of eleven members of our command staff, including me, are laterals. Your experience is valued here.

Thank you taking the time to look through our website and considering joining the Fairfield Police Department. I believe that after you see who we are and what we do, you’ll agree that FPD and the City of Fairfield are excellent places to spend your career. If we can provide you more information to help you make this important decision, please don’t hesitate to reach out to a recruiter.

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WALTER TIBBET, Chief of Police