September 6 Hometown Hero


The Hometown Hero for September 6th was chosen after being highlighted by the Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department Facebook page.

We are pleased to introduce the new Deputy Chief of Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department, Craig Lewis! Deputy Chief Lewis has been with the Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department since December of 2006, serving as a patrol officer/firefighter, Patrol Sergeant and most recently Lieutenant.

Deputy Chief Lewis has received multiple department commendations for his dedication and performance, including a Chiefs Commendation with Silver Star award, Expert Marksmanship award with Silver Star, and Honorable Service award.

Deputy Chief Lewis has attended and successfully completed the AAAE Certified Member academy and holds an advanced certificate from the Alaska Police Standards Council.

He has previously served with the Alaska State Trooper tactical SERT team and has acted as incident commander on multiple emergency incidents while employed by the airport and during large scale Mass Casualty Incident drills.