Fairlawn Police Department



The Fairlawn Police Department takes pride in serving both our full-time residents and the daytime population up to 60,000 people. Our agency works round the clock to ensure the safety and security of our community, especially considering the high volume of business and retail areas within our municipality. We are dedicated to providing excellent service and maintaining a safe environment for all residents and visitors.

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Screenshot 2023-09-21 125208Chief Terrance P. Wisener  

Department Leadership

WisenerNoHatThe Fairlawn Police Department is under the leadership of Chief Terrance P. Wisener, who is the eighth Chief of Police for the City of Fairlawn. Chief Wisener has an impressive thirty-nine-year tenure with the department, starting as a Patrol Officer and rising through the ranks to become Sergeant and Lieutenant before being appointed as Chief. With his extensive experience and dedication to the department, Chief Wisener plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of the city.