Welcome to Fairfax Police Department

Administration Questions
Interested in administrative information? Check our FAQ list to see if our website lists the answer. If not, feel free to contact us by phone or email for help.

How many officers do you have?

We are authorized for 12 sworn officers. This breaks down to seven Police Officers (one position is currently frozen for budgetary reasons), three sergeants and the Chief of Police.

How many vehicles do you have?

We currently have a fleet of nine vehicles. This breaks down as follows: six marked patrol vehicles, two unmarked vehicles and one parking buggy.

What hours/shifts do the officers work?

Officers work four 10-hour days with three days off a week. Dispatchers work three twelve hour days, plus one 8-hour day every two weeks.

What hours is the police station open to the public?

The police station is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You may also call the department's business phone at 415-453-5330 at any time day or night and speak with a dispatcher who will answer your questions or take messages for the appropriate officer.