The Fairlawn Police Department is proud to serve the community of 7,514. The day time population can reach between 40,000 and 60, 000 due to the high volume business and retail areas. A community- and service- oriented agency. We are dedicated to providing a safe and secure Fairlawn by interacting with others in a courteous, fair and impartial manner, working in partnership with the community, improving the quality of life for all who reside in, work in, or visit our great city. 



The department is led by Chief Terrance Wisener, the eighth (8th) Chief of Police for the City of Fairlawn. The department employs a fully trained staff of sworn officers that protect the city twenty four hours a day, 9 communications specialist that are trained in Emergency Medical Dispatch, secretarial staff.