Internships

The Fairview Park Police Department offers unpaid internships for college students studying Criminal Justice or some related field. Each student intern is given the opportunity to experience law enforcement methods in general and procedures of the Fairview Park Police Department in particular. If a college or university is willing to offer academic credit for an internship, the Police Department will be flexible to meet program requirements. 

Eligibility Requirements 
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in a criminal justice or related program.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must successfully pass a background check performed by the Fairview Park Police Department.
To apply, contact the Fairview Park Police Department at 440-356-4415.

Shadowing Opportunities 

College and high school students who would like to learn more about being a police officer firsthand are invited to participate in our job shadowing program. These requests are reviewed on an individual basis.

To apply, contact the Fairview Park Police Department at 440-356-4415.