Patrol

Fort Worth is 358 square miles and serves approximately 895,008 residents. Patrol is divided into 2 commands, North Command and South Command. North Command oversees North, Northwest and West Divisions as well as the Traffic Division, while South Command oversees South, East, and Central Divisions.

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.