Category: Fairfax Police Updates

Nationwide alert test – Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Marin County will take part in a nationwide test in collaboration with additional local and state agencies. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)will be testing the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system at approximately 11:20 AM on Wednesday, October 4. Everyone with a compatible mobile phone, radio, or television should receive … Continued

Press release: Suspect arrested for arson, assault and public intoxication

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rico Tabaranza, Chief of Police Suspect arrested for arson, assault and public intoxication On Wednesday, 9/20/2023, at approximately 12:38 a.m., the Fairfax Police Department 911 Dispatch Center received a report of a public disturbance near Park Rd. and Wreden Av. in Fairfax. Fairfax Police Officers arrived on the scene and determined that … Continued

Fairfax recognizes Gun Violence Awareness

Mayor Cutrano has proclaimed the first Friday in June, June 2 as Gun Violence Awareness Day. Next week at the regular Town Council meeting, the Council will present this proclamation to Moms Demand Action and consider a proclamation recognizing the month of June as Gun Violence Awareness Month. Wear Orange March Sunday, June 4th | … Continued

Policy Reform Recommendations From Outside Organizations 

In a previous message to the community (6/5/2020), I spoke to the fact that our policies on use of force are in line with many of the policy reform recommendations from outside organizations. I pointed out that those policies have always been available on our web site. I understand that my messages cannot reach a … Continued

Community Message from Chief Christopher Morin, June 5, 2020

Community Message from Chief Christopher Morin, June 5, 2020 I along with some of our community leaders have received many calls, emails and social media messages from within and outside our community in the recent days.  The questions are concerning our use of force and other policies in relation to a report card and information … Continued

Joint Statement from the Marin County Chief’s Association

To The Fairfax Community: On June 1st, 2020 I attended a meeting of all of the Marin County Police Chiefs.  Below is a joint statement that we have agreed on disseminating to our communities as the result of the death George Floyd in Minnesota.  I endorse this statement.  The officers of your Fairfax Police Department … Continued

Community Message from Chief Morin Regarding Use of Force

June 4th, 2020 To the Fairfax Community, I have been struggling with the proper way to express my personal thoughts and feelings of sadness over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota who died at the hands of Police Officers.  While I am not familiar with the policies and practices of agencies in Minnesota, I … Continued

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