Fairport Police Department Updates and Awards
From Chief Matt Barnes: “As Chief of Police, you take advantage of opportunities that arise to build out your team.Leadership is in high demand, and extremely hard to come by these days. We, as a community are very fortunate to have the police officers that the Fairport Police Department employs. Announcing a newly appointed Sergeant Matthew Weber, new Fairport Police Officer Connor Cantwell, and an award for Officer Brian Schrom.”
Sgt. Matthew Weber has been a police officer for the past 12 years, starting with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and now currently with the Fairport Police Department. Sgt. Weber has been awarded several citations to include the Meritorious Conduct Award and (8) Lifesaving Awards. Sgt. Weber has also been recognized nationally via Police One as the #1 inspiring police officer for his lifesaving work. Additionally, Sgt. Weber holds numerous certifications to include Field Training Officer, CIT and Hostage Negotiator. Congratulations Sergeant Matthew Weber!
Introducing new Fairport Police Officer Connor Cantwell
Officer Cantwell joins our department after serving for 7 years as a police officer with the Greece Police Department. Connor is a state certified crime scene technician, a SWAT certified sniper and team member, drone operator, field training officer, CIT, and interview and interrogation trained. He is a Fairport native, born and raised in the Village, and a volunteer with the Fairport Fire Department for 7 years. Connor was sponsored to attend the police academy by the Fairport Police Department before being hired by Greece Police. We are fortunate to be able to attract and have him here with us as a member of our department.
Welcome Officer Connor Cantwell!
Officer Brian Schrom - Chief’s Letter
Fairport Police Officer Brian Schrom was honored with a Chief’s Letter of Appreciation for showing outstanding diligence, empathy, and communication skills that helped to assist a male in distress on the night of June 6th, 2022. Officer Shrom’s actions allowed the individual to be transported and receive the help needed.