Recruiting

Our department endeavors to hire the most qualified applicants to become police officers for the City of Fort Worth. Our requirements conform to the standards issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. In addition, the department may mandate more professional standards not indicated in our basic requirements. (Requirements are subject to change).   Learn more about the Physical Ability Test (PAT) and benefits and requirements.

Fort Worth Police Department Honor Code


I will respectfully serve the citizens of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Police Department. I will dedicate myself to the protection of life, property, and our public trust. My integrity, character, and courage will be above reproach, and I will accept no less from other members of our department.