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 Operation Progress, Read2Win, All Pro Dad and the City of Fort Worth’s Education Initiative.

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.

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