Position Descriptions

Learn more about the Fairmont Police and the various areas of responsibility that officers specialize in to help make our agency successful. To find out detailed information, click the links below.


The Sergeants are uniformed patrol supervisors who are responsible overseeing the daily activities of the Fairmont Police Department.

Investigations & Operations

The Investigations & Operations focus is primarily on felony level investigations ranging from white collar crimes to death investigations.  This position is staffed by a Sergeant who oversees day to day operations.

Narcotics Enforcement and Education

The Fairmont Police Department works very hard to keep illegal drugs off our streets. Our goal is to not only arrest and prosecute drug offenders, but also try and help people in our community from being brought down by the troubles of illegal drugs.

Crime Prevention and Community Outreach

The Crime Prevention and Community Outreach works with businesses and residents to increase public safety awareness and build relationships with people in the community.

School Resource Officers

The School Resource Officer serves as a liaison between the Fairmont Police Department, Fairmont Area Schools, and Arise Academy.

Animal Control/Code Enforcement

The Fairmont Animal Control/Code Enforcement Officer enforces city ordinances including animal complaints and city code violations.