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.

Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP)


In any emergency, good information is crucial. That's why the City of Fort Worth is working with agencies throughout North Texas to build a database of residents with special needs — to ensure assistance is available when disasters strike.

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