It’s summer and the heat is back. Be sure you remember to take steps to stay cool and hydrated, and don’t forget to check daily on elderly or home-bound neighbors and relatives. Disasters happen quickly, make it a habit to always check the backseat of your car for children…distractions or changing a routine can easily cause you to forget a child in the car. Learn More
E-Commerce Exchange Program
The direct commercial exchanges between private individuals have become common place due to the popularity of online websites. While the vast majority of these exchanges are legitimate and safe, some individuals have used online exchange websites and mobile applications to victimize potential buyers and/or sellers. In order to provide a safer atmosphere in which to make these exchanges, the Fort Worth Police Department is encouraging buyers and sellers to remember safety tips and to meet in public locations, including selected police facilities.Learn More
Sixth Patrol Division Facility Project
- On April 19, the City Council authorized the purchase of property at 8795 Old Denton Road north of Tarrant Parkway for the new Sixth Patrol Division facility. The City Council also authorized entering into a design-build contract with FPI Builders, LLC, to design and construct the new facility.
- Design should begin this summer with construction complete in fall 2017.
- The purpose of a Sixth Patrol Division is to improve police service, reduce response times, and create stronger community-police partnerships in this rapidly-growing area.
What It's Like Being a Fort Worth Police Officer
Fort Worth Police Department Honor Code
I will respectfully serve the citizens of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Police Department.
I will dedicate myself to the protection of life, property, and our public trust.
My integrity, character, and courage will be above reproach, and I will accept no less from other members of our department.
Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP)
In any emergency, good information is crucial. That's why the City of Fort Worth is working with agencies throughout North Texas to build a database of residents with special needs — to ensure assistance is available when disasters strike. If you or someone in your household has special needs, the Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP) is for you.
Learn More about the Special Needs Assistance Program
Fort Worth Police Officers' Award Foundation
The Fort Worth Police Officers’ Award Foundation, founded in 1981, was established by the business community to support local police and recognize excellence in performance with the ultimate goal being a reduction in crime. Awards were created to recognize efficiency, skill and devotion of police officers as well as to further improve their professional training. For more information, visit http://www.fwpoliceawards.org/.