Investigative and Support Command

Deputy Chief Barclay

Investigative and Support Command is under the direction of Deputy Chief Barclay and consists of the Criminal Investigations Division, Community Programs Division, Forensic Science Division, and Property & Records Management Division.

Deputy Chief Arthur Barclay has been in command-level assignments within the Fort Worth Police Department for over 17 years. Prior to these assignments, he supervised patrol field activity for 5 years and served as a detective for 6 years. His past command assignments include Criminal Investigations, Training and Background Operations, Patrol Operations, Major Crimes, Gang Enforcement, and Traffic Division Operations just to name a few. Over the past 3 years, he has overseen both North Patrol Command, and Investigative & Support Command as Deputy Chief. In his current role in Investigative & Support Command, he oversees the Criminal Investigations Division, Community Programs Division, Property and Records Management Division, and Crime Lab Operations. He completed the Caruth Police Institutes Executive Leadership Course, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Dallas Baptist University. He is currently a Master’s candidate in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies Homeland Security Program at Angelo State University.

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