License Plate Readers

License Plate Readers have played an increasingly critical role in the transformation of policing and improving public safety. The Fort Worth Police Department has had multiple success stories utilizing this technology, aiding in the location of missing loved ones, locating kidnapping and sexual assault assailants, and other high profile cases. The Fort Worth Police Department continues to invest in this technology, which has proven to be a force multiplier.

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.