Become a Police Officer

The City of Fairmont is not currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. If you are interested in information about the next testing date, please fill out the Police Interest Form and you will be notified when applications are being accepted again. 

Fairmont Police Department
The Fairmont Police Department is a 24-hour a day/7 days a week operating department. The department consists of 36 sworn civil service officers and 6 civilian support staff. All of the officers are members of the Fraternal Order of Police through FOP Lodge 69. All of our officers are certified through the State of West Virginia, which includes training through the Basic Academy classes at the West Virginia State Police Academy in Institute, West Virginia. The department answers a wide variety of calls for service, from parking complaints and barking dogs to domestic violence and homicide.
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