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Avoiding Halloween Horror!

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Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids and adults. It is a time for mystery and intrigue, adventure and just plain fun. As a law enforcement officer I see the positive and negative side of Halloween. In order to have a fun and successful holiday, below are a few safety tips that can […] [Read More]

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING….ALWAYS.

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“See Something, Say Something” has been a common theme since the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Four words to remind all of us of the power we all have in preventing crime. As the additional “eyes and ears” of law enforcement, citizens can help to reduce crime, improve safety and increase […] [Read More]
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Home Safety during the Holidays

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As the holidays approach, the hustle and bustle can sometimes leave us in a fog. Especially when it comes to safety. The following is a list of safety tips designed to keep your home safe whether  your home or away. We often don’t consider how strong our exterior doors are but it is the number […] [Read More]

Dangers of Distracted Driving

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The following was written and submitted by Officer Paul Medvegy of the Fairfield Police Traffic Enforcement Unit Everyday, while I am patrolling the streets of Fairfield, I become very perplexed by the amount of people who are either talking, texting, checking or sending e-mails, and listening to voice mails on their mobile handheld cell phones […] [Read More]

Protecting our Seniors Citizens

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Our senior citizens are the reason why we can enjoy all that we have today. It is their hard work that enables us to live a little easier. Unfortunately they are becoming victims of crime, simply because of who they are. Some bad guys like to prey on the elderly because they are less able […] [Read More]

Effects on a Crime Victim

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It is often said that crime doesn’t pay. What must be realized is that besides not paying, it also leaves behind a terrible hangover that can last a lifetime. Crime victims suffer physical or financial problems after becoming a victim. The victimization doesn’t stop when the actual crime is over. There are a number of […] [Read More]

Personal Safety Tips!!

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It’s always nice to know that the sun will stay out longer. The breezes become warmer and we will be spending more time outdoors. Spring is a time for renewal. It is also a time to be reminded that as we venture out into the great outdoors, there is always the possibility of danger following […] [Read More]

How To Deal With Bullying

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Bullying has become a serious issue in the community and one that cannot be tolerated. it brings a lot of pain and destruction to families everywhere.  Recently the Fairfield Police department has teamed up with the Board of Education and several other community members including parents, in an earnest effort to combat bullying. Below are some […] [Read More]

Safety tips for your car

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The following article was submitted by officer Jenna Victoria of Patrol Services, Fairfield Police Department. My training and experience as a police officer has made me very aware of my surroundings. I would like to share some of my observations with you so we can work together to make our community even safer. Being a […] [Read More]

The cost of preventing crime

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The cost of preventing crime.  Crime prevention really comes down to teamwork.  In order to really be successful, law enforcement officers must inform and engage the community to help prevent, solve and prosecute crimes.  We need the help of the community.  Programs such as neighborhood watch, DARE, Citizen Police Academies and other community initiatives are […] [Read More]
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