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Shooting competition honors fallen, supports academy

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By Sally Schilling, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., @reportersal on Twitter POSTED: 10/17/15, 9:37 PM PDT | UPDATED: 2 DAYS AGO airfield Police K9 Officer John Divine waited at the ready as a shooting competition judge checked his timer and asked him if he understood the drill he was about to perform. After Divine said yes, his drill began. He grabbed a handgun and began shooting through a crack between two wooden barriers. He then ducked to the left of the barriers and...
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Getting their attention: The heart behind the badge

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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Parker wrote an eye opening letter depicting his 31 years on the job.  The letter shares Parker’s love of the job and the hardships a career in law enforcement can bring.  Parker says, “I have buried my friends and seen their children grieve, feeling lost and alone, yet surrounded by a sea of uniforms. I have seen the extreme cruelty that one human being can inflict on another and the incredible kindness of everyday people toward the less fortuna...
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#GivingTuesday

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December 1st is #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back.  This is the time of year when we think about all that we are thankful for this holiday season.  We are thankful for each and every person out there backing the Fairfield POA. Throughout the year we work hard to give back to our local community in many ways. To view the organizations we sponsor and how we give back visit our "Charities We Support" page.   If you would like to show your support, please visit the donate...
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

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Most of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.   In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is impo...
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Calling all Local Businesses

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Small businesses are a major contributor to the strength of our local economy.  Literally, small businesses are the backbone of our local community and we appreciate your investment and hard work to make our community a great place to live and work. According to the 2010 Census, 99.7% of U.S. employer firms are small businesses.  Almost half of the nation's private sector workforce is employed by small business,  there is nothing small about these facts. That is why we recognize a...
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