Recruiting

Our department endeavors to hire the most qualified applicants to become police officers for the City of Fort Worth. Our requirements conform to the standards issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. In addition, the department may mandate more professional standards not indicated in our basic requirements. (Requirements are subject to change).   Learn more about the Physical Ability Test (PAT) and benefits and requirements.

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The Fort Worth Police Department has achieved "Recognized" status from the Texas Police Chief's Association Recognition Program. The practices cover various aspects of law enforcement: use of force, protection of citizen rights, pursuits, property and evidence management, and patrol and investigative operations.

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