The primary mission of the Fairburn Police Department is "to provide outstanding police service to the community and promote a peaceful living environment for our residents." The police department enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons. The police department recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. The department actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime. To facilitate the optimum use of resources for crime suppression, we urge citizens to call 911 to report suspicious persons or activities.
The Fairburn Police Department is part of an elite group of law enforcement agencies in Georgia that have earned the State Certification designation. This certification requires our agency to comply with the highest professional standards of police service as established by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. The department is re-evaluated every 3 years by the Association to ensure continued compliance. The agency was most recently recertified in 2018.
The Fairburn Police Department is comprised of 3 divisions: