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We provide trusted insights and solutions to power agencies

CARFAX for Police powers law enforcement agencies to create better-protected communities and safer, more efficient agencies. More than 75% of crimes committed and 67% of abductions involve a vehicle.

Why CARFAX for Police

The number one reason law enforcement agencies choose to partner with CARFAX for Police is to solve crimes faster with unique data you can’t get anywhere else using a full suite of proprietary Investigative Tools – FOR FREE. Our Traffic and Records tools deliver time savings, build better citizen-officer relationships and improve citizen customer service.

Partner Network

Trusted and relied upon by nearly 5,000 data-sharing, crime-fighting agency partner organizations across North America. CARFAX for Police is available to law enforcement agencies at no cost in exchange for agency-provided accident data which powers the Investigative Tools.

Your agency-provided data can make an immediate difference to reunite a family, prevent a crime, or provide a lead on a cold case through our data-sharing strategic alliance partnerships.

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Agency Advisory Board

The CARFAX for Police story is rooted deeply in understanding what matters most to law enforcement. Our shared values and shared mission with front-line officers and executive agency leaders ensure our tools and solutions address the most pressing challenges your agency faces each day.

Our Agency Executive Advisory Board leaders hail from across the United States and Canada and provide CARFAX for Police with front-line, real-time feedback that drives, informs and prioritizes our every product and strategic initiative.

Chief Scott Edson

Chief Scott Edson

Executive Director – Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System

Chief Edson is a distinguished leader in the fields of public safety technology and communications. He has led the LA-RICS since early 2017 when he retired from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department after serving for more than 39 years with the LASD.

Chief Erin F. Schaible

Chief Erin F. Schaible

Chief of Police – City of Fairfax, VA Police Department

Colonel Erin F. Schaible was appointed earlier this year to serve as the Chief of Police for the City of Fairfax, VA. She now heads a police force with 66 sworn officers and 29 civilian employees. Prior to becoming the Chief for Fairfax City, Chief Schaible had a 28-year career with Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD), where she rose from Patrol Officer to Deputy Chief of the 32nd largest police department in the country.

Superintendent Scott Baptist

Superintendent Scott Baptist

District Commander, Superintendent – Toronto Police Service

Scott Baptist has served the Toronto Police Service for more than 32 years. In his current position as District Commander of Traffic Operations, Superintendent Baptist leads over 700 police officers and civilian staff in the provision of a wide range of specialized traffic policing services to an urban population of approximately 3 million.

Chief John Fisher

Chief John Fisher

Chief of Police – Carlisle, MA Police Department

John Fisher currently serves as the Chief of Police of the Carlisle (MA) Police Department. He is also on the Executive Board of the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC). NEMLEC has 61 member cities and towns where each jurisdiction commits 10% of their assets to the organization. Chief Fisher currently serves as a Control Chief for the SWAT and Regional Response Teams for the NEMLEC region, which serves over 1.7 million residents.

Chief Michael Ishii

Chief Michael Ishii

Chief of Police – Hawthorne, CA Police Department

Chief Michael Ishii was appointed as the Hawthorne Interim Police Chief in October 2018, and selected as the Chief of Police in January 2019. Chief Ishii has been with the Hawthorne Police Department since1990, first as a  Reserve Officer and as a full-time officer in 1992. He was promoted to Captain in 2010. Chief Ishii helped create the national “Coffee with a Cop” program which has become one of the most successful community policing programs, with events held in all 50 States, 16 countries, and in four languages.

Deputy Chief Michael O'Connor

Deputy Chief Michael O'Connor

Deputy Chief– Atlanta, GA Police Department

Michael O'Connor currently serves as the Deputy Chief over the Contingency Operations Division Department for the city of Atlanta. The division is responsible for planning major events, responding to demonstrations, and overseeing the communication section. He has more than 24 years of service with the Atlanta Police Department (APD).

Our Team

CARFAX for Police is based in Centreville, VA with additional team members located across the U.S. and Canada. We’re committed to supporting your agency during each step of the process to ensure your officers get the most out of the tools.

Agency Advisors

Representatives assigned to your state will help customize a solution for your agency and walk you through the enrollment process.

Account Managers

A dedicated account manager will ensure your department receives the highest level of ongoing assistance whenever you have questions or training needs.

Records Support

We’re here to back up your records personnel. Just send any accident report purchase requests you receive to us and we’ll fulfill them on your behalf so you have more time to focus on serving your community.

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Committed to Building Better Citizen-Officer Relationships

As on organization founded on the principles of improving law enforcement-citizen relationships, we not only appreciate our partnership with CARFAX for Police, but also share a core value set: a desire to make public safety services better. Working side-by-side, we look forward to expanding our collaborative footprints that build safer, stronger communities and continue to build trust between the police and the communities they serve.”

Chief Michael Ishii
Hawthorne Police Department, CA; co-founder, Coffee with a Cop

A Special Thank You from Coffee with a Cop.

CARFAX for Police and Coffee with a Cop celebrated a virtual National Coffee with a Cop Day on October 6 with the announcement of a $25,000 charitable contribution from CARFAX for Police as part of the organizations’ shared commitments to help law enforcement build better citizen-law enforcement relationships.

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