Police Athletic League

Fort Worth Police Athletic League (FWPAL)The Fort Worth Police Athletic League (FWPAL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that, through a collaboration between police and the community, works to serve the youth of Fort Worth. FWPAL envisions providing guidance and leadership to ensure the safety of our youth, improve their lives, reduce crime and better serve the community by building strong and trusting relationships.

Since all of the programs are run by police officers and volunteers from the community, it improves community stabilitiy and builds lasting relationships. These programs allow a child to be active and social, while having fun. It also introduces them to the importance of exercise and how it can improve their Police Athletic Leaguehealth. All of the athletic programs operating with the SAFETY of our children being the first priority! Our pograms develop:

  • Self-discipline
  • Self-respect
  • Self-condifence
  • Sportsmanship
  • Physical Fitness

After-School and Summer Youth Programs

By operating in the hours directly after school and during summertime, we can reach and help more youth avoid the pressures of being left home alone or on the streets while their families are away. These hours are the times when youth are most ilkely to be either involved in, or victims of crime.

FWPALHow can you help the FWPAL?

There is a tremendous need for community and business support to allow the FWPAL to be there for the kids throughout the year. Your generosity, through donations and sponsorship, is vital to our efforts and continues success. A small investment of time or a donation can make a meaningful difference in the lives or our children, as well as the quality of our community. There are many ways to partner with FWPAL:

  • Become a FWPAL Volunteer
  • Be a FWPAL Supporter
  • Help with FWPAL Fundraisers

To Donate visit fwpal.org/donate. Make checks payable to:

Fort Worth Police Athletic League
505 W. Felix St.
Fort Worth, TX 76615

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.