Chief Michael J. Myers began his law enforcement career with the Fairhaven Police Department in March of 1993. He attended the 13th MPOC in Plymouth and graduated with top academic honors. After serving four years as a patrolman he was promoted to detectives in 1997.
In May of 1999 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. As a sergeant he served as a patrol supervisor, head of the detective division and an assistant to the Chief of Police in administration. He is a graduate of the New England Chiefs of Police command school for supervisory and executive leadership.
On June 29, 2009 he was promoted to Chief of Police for the Town of Fairhaven. As Chief, he has served as Control Chief of the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) dive team and is the current Control Chief of the SEMLEC investigative unit and SEMLEC School Resource Officers unit. Chief Myers is also an active member of the South Coast anti-crime Task Force (SCAT).
Chief Myers is a 1991 graduate of Bridgewater State College where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in education. He is also a 2004 graduate of Western New England College earning his Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, where he was awarded a top graduate honor.