Monday, February 19, 2018

Honor Guard


The photo listed below depicts the Fairfield Police Department Honor Guard with two members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police during Police Week at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC.


Members of the Honor Guard lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery

Honor Guard members meet with a member of "The Old Guard" who are responsible for guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns around the clock

Fairfield Honor Guard present the colors before the New York Jets/Pittsburgh Steelers game. At the same time, President George W. Bush is announcing the capture of Saddam Hussein December 14, 2003

The Honor Guard presents the colors at the  home opener between the New York Giants and the St. Louis Rams on September 15, 2002, approximately one year after the attacks of September 11, 2001

Formally established in July of 2001, the Honor Guard is the ceremonial unit of the Fairfield Police Department. The Honor Guard has appeared at a variety of different events to include presenting the colors at both a New York Giants and New York Jets game, laying a wreth at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C., and representing the police department at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial also in Washington D.C. In addition the honor guard has appeared at many local events to include parades, Memorial Day services, September 11th Memorial services and several law enforcement funerals.

To contact the honor guard, call (973) 227-1400 or e-mail Lieutenant Richard Filipow at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Lieutenant Richard Filipow


Sergeant Christopher Oswald

Sergeant Charles Zampino

Detective Robert Sanger

Officer Frank Tracey

Officer Christopher Hlubik

Officer Steven D'Argenio

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