FHPD Press Releases

Victim Dies from Stab Wounds

On Thursday, May 6th, 2021, the Fairview Heights Police Department learned that the victim from the April 30th stabbing had died. Thomas L Turner, 39 years-of-age was being treated at a St. Louis area hospital from a stab wound he received after a fight between he and...

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Fight Between Roommates Ends with Stabbing

On Friday, April 30, 2021, at 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a house on Potomac Drive for a physical altercation between two males.  When officers arrived, they found that one of the males had been stabbed and witnesses were applying pressure to the stab wound in...

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Do You Have What It Takes?

      Join Us! Do you want to make a difference?  The Collinsville, Fairview Heights, and O’Fallon Police Departments have teamed up to bring you one test and one process to be hired as a police officer. The Requirements: In order to be considered for...

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Collinsville Man Charged with Sex Crimes

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m., one of the FHPD School Resources Officers (SRO) was made aware of a student, who reported that they had been touched inappropriately by an adult. The FHPD, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Children...

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Fairview Heights Man Charged with Sex Crimes

On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, a 15-year-old female, accompanied by her parents, reported that while she was working at Wings and Things Restaurant, 5201 N. Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, one of her bosses began to touch her inappropriately.  The first instance was...

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Police Investigate Early Morning Stabbing

On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 6:45 a.m., officers were called to the Metro Link station on St. Clair Ave. to investigate a male who had been stabbed in the neck.  The victim, a 42-year-old St. Louis man was walking and talking when police arrived.  The man reported...

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