Tactical Command

Deputy Chief Hadsell

Tactical Command is under the direction of Deputy Chief Hadsell and consists of the Tactical Operations Division, Tactical Intelligence Division, Tactical Investigations Division, and the Auto Pound & Fleet Services Division. Deputy Chief Hadsell joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1994. He has served as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain in several different units throughout his career.

Mission Statement


The Fort Worth Police Department exists to safeguard the lives and property of those we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety through partnering and building trust with the community. We strive to accomplish our mission by conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards, respecting the sanctity of human life, and preserving the rights and dignity of each individual in our diverse community.