Chief's Message

Dear Applicant:

Congratulations on taking the first step towards becoming a Fort Worth Police Officer!  We are excited that you have decided to join our ranks. The Fort Worth Police Department is a very diverse, professional, and respected organization with a proud history and tradition.

The City of Fort Worth is one of the safest large cities. It is a great place to live and work, and we encourage people from all over the country to join our Department. We recognize the value and strength in employing a diverse workforce. The Fort Worth Police Department is committed to the fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, and we encourage people of every origin and background to apply.

You will discover that we offer a meaningful and rewarding career to all of our employees. Our Department offers a tuition reimbursement program to help further the education and careers of our employees, bilingual pay, and many other benefits.

Congratulations on taking the first step in becoming a Fort Worth Police Officer.

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.