Community Policing & Recruitment

For the Fairview Police Department, Community First, is more than just a motto.  The department has been a recognized innovator in community policing programs and our officers strive to build a strong relationship with residents.

The Fairview Police Department is a New Jersey Civil Service Department.  Hiring process starts with taking the NJ Civil Service Exam, click for link.  The Department is also committed to diversifying.  It follows and makes appropriate adjustments to advance it’s recruitment plan.  The current recruitment plan can be found here

Community Policing in Action

Pill Disposal Box

Chief Kahn and the members of the Fairview Police Department ask you to help prevent addiction by disposing of unwanted prescription drugs. To continue this initiative, A permanent safe and secure 24hr disposal box has been Installed in front of our new police headquarters.

Diversionary Thefts

During the recent weeks and months there have been reports throughout the surrounding jurisdictions of thefts and/or burglaries of residential homes where the actors have been posing as utility workers.  The actors in these incidents usually target the elderly but this is not always the case. In most cases an actor will come to the...