Fairfield Police Department
2020-2021 Northern Chapter Director

Dawn is the Police Support Manager of Records, Property/Evidence and Facilities with the Fairfield Police Department, where she has worked since 1987. She began her career as a Dispatcher, then became involved in training. She worked as a Lead Dispatcher, Dispatch Supervisor, and Dispatch Manager.  Since 2016, Dawn has been the manager over Property, Evidence, and Records. She was a CLETS trainer for her agency, and previously a trainer for a Dispatch Academy and has been the ACC for her Department. 

Dawn’s first CCUG experience was several years ago at the annual training conference in Anaheim. Dawn has since attended as many seminars and chapter meetings as she’s been able. Wanting to get more involved with CCUG Dawn accepted the nomination for and was elected to serve as the 2012-2013 Northern Chapter Director. Dawn was again elected by the CCUG Northern Chapter to serve as their Director for 2014-2015. For 2016 Dawn was elected Northern Chapter Secretary and then to serve as the Northern Chapter’s Assistant Director for 2017-2018. Dawn was elected to serve a second term as the Northern Chapter’s Assistant Director for 2019. Dawn was elected to serve as the Northern Chapter’s Director for 2020-2021.

Dawn loves to travel and attend sporting events whenever she can.  

Contact (707) 428-7707 or e-mail her at dshepherd@fairfield.ca.gov