North Command

North Command is under the direction of Deputy Chief Noakes, who has been with the Fort Worth Police Department since 2000. He has served in multiple ranks across the department in areas such as Patrol, DWI, Motors, and Internal Affairs.  North Command consists of the Central, North, Northwest, and West Patrol Divisions.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration form Tarleton State University and his master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Texas Christian University (TCU).  He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s 137th Administrative Officers Course and TCU’s inaugural Leadership, Executive and Administrative Development program (L.E.A.D. #1).  He also enjoys working with youth engagement programs such as Read2Win, All Pro Dad and the City of Fort Worth’s Education Initiative.

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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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