The Fairport Police Department is located 12 miles east of the City of Rochester, along the scenic Erie Canal in the Finger Lakes Region of Western New York.
The Department was established in the year 1867, and is led today by Chief Maureen Chisholm. The force consists of 10 police officers who provide around the clock police coverage to the citizens of Fairport. The Department responds to approximately 12,500 requests for police services a year. The Fairport Police Department is an accredited agency with the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council.
A strong community policing program coupled with the latest in law enforcement technology and training, allows the Department to maintain one of the lowest crime rates and highest clearances rates in the County of Monroe.