Victim Assistance

The Fort Worth Police Department’s Victim Assistance Section exists to provide assistance and support services directly to victims of crime. The primary functions of the victim assistance unit include:

  • Contact victims of crime by letter or telephone call to advise of their rights
  • Provide on-site crisis intervention to highly traumatized victims
  • Offer referrals and information on community resources to victim’s of crime
  • Assist crime victims with filing Crime Victim’s Compensation claims
  • Educate crime victims on the criminal justice process and provide information on the status of their investigation

Local Resource List


24 Hour Numbers

Services to keep runaways and at-risk youth safe and off the streets 

Some of the local agencies that provide services to victims:

Fort Worth Police Foundation


The Fort Worth Police Foundation, formerly known as the Fort Worth Police Officers’ Award Foundation, is a non-profit organization that exists to recognize and promote the professionalism and excellence of Fort Worth Police Officers. Founded in 1981, it was established by the business community to support local police and recognize excellence in performance with the ultimate goal being a reduction in crime. To make a donation, or for more information, click the button below.

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