Procedural Justice

Through trust and justice, our police officers are enhancing their knowledge of race and bias. This program was formulated by some of the highest regarded academic minds in the country from Yale, Harvard and UCLA as well as law enforcement professionals from several top agencies in the country including NYPD and Chicago PD.

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Crime Stats & Performance Metrics

See how we are doing - ranging from crime statistics, our Strategic Plan, and peformance measures, as well as learning about us recently receiving a 'recognized status' with the Texas Police Chief's Association Recognition Program.

Online Reports

File a report online, such as Lost Property, Identity Theft, Harassing Phone Call, Theft, or Vandalism, or get a copy of a report already filed.  Online Reports

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Find out who your Division Commander is, Neighborhood Police Officer (NPO) and more.

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Executive Staff

Learn more about the Chief of Police and his Executive staff, consisting of 3 Assistant Chiefs, 5 Deputy Chiefs, and a Police Assistant Director

Chief of Police Joel Fitzgerald

Dr. Joel Fitzgerald became Chief of Police of the City of Fort Worth Police Department in October 2015. Chief Fitzgerald oversees one of the largest police departments in Texas in one of the fastest growing locales in the United States, managing over 1,700 sworn officers and 500 civilian employees, encompassing an area of 353 square miles, with a population of approximately 874,168 people, and an annual budget that exceeds 300 million dollars. Learn more about Chief Fitzgerald.

Assistant Chief Ed Kraus

Assistant Chief Kraus began his career with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1992. He has served as an officer, detective and sergeant in several units within the Patrol Bureau. His command experience includes assignments as a Neighborhood Policing District lieutenant, a Patrol Division captain, commander of the Training Division, and deputy chief over the Investigative and Support Command. He is currently over the Patrol Bureau.

Assistant Chief Ken Dean

Assistant Chief Kenneth W. Dean has been commissioned with the Fort Worth Police Department for 22 years. His command experience includes patrol, criminal investigations, major crimes, internal affairs, special operations and tactical command.

Assistant Chief Charles Ramirez

Assistant Chief Charles Ramirez joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1991 and is currently assigned to the Personnel and Finance Bureau. Assistant Chief Ramirez earned his Bachelor’s degree Applied Arts and Sciences from Midwestern State University and his Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Louisville. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officer’s Course #111th and FBI National Academy #223rd. Assistant Chief Ramirez also attended PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police. He is also a veteran of the United States Navy.  Learn more about Assistant Chief Ramirez

Deputy Chief Ty Hadsell

Deputy Chief Hadsell joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1994. His has served as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain in several different units throughout his career. He currently oversees the department's Tactical Command, consisting of the Tactical Operations Division, Tactical Investigations Division, Tactical Intelligence Division and the Auto Pound & Fleet Services Division.

Deputy Chief Renee Kamper

Deputy Chief Kamper joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1991. She has served as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain in several different units throughout her career. She currently oversees the department's Investigative & Support Command.

Deputy Chief Robert Alldredge

Deputy Chief Alldredge has been with the Fort Worth Police Department since 1999. He has served as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain in several different units throughout his career. He currently oversees the department's North Command, consisting of the Central Patrol Division, North Patrol Division, Northwest Patrol Division, and West Patrol Division.

Deputy Chief Michael Shedd

A veteran of the United States Army, Deputy Chief Michael Shedd started his career with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1995. He earned his BA in Chemistry and Russian from the University of Texas at Arlington, and his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University. Deputy Chief Shedd is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute, the FBI-National Academy and holds a Master Peace Officers license. He currently oversees the department's South Command, consisting of the East Patrol Division, South Patrol Division, Traffic Division, and Air Support Division.

Deputy Chief Julie Swearingin

Deputy Chief Swearingin has been employed with the Fort Worth Police Department since 1995. She holds a Master Peace Officer License and a Police Instructor’s License from TCLEOSE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education). She has Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, and is a graduate from the FBI National Academy. During her tenure with the Fort Worth Police Department, assignments include: Patrol, Gang, Training Academy, School Liaison, Detective office, Internal Affairs, Criminal Investigations, Special Victims Section, Chief’s Office, Special Investigation, Tactical Operations and Operational Command. In her tenure with the department she’s received multiple awards and recognition. She currently oversees the department's Operational Command, consisting of the Training Division, Professional Standards Division, Communications Division, and Quality Assurance.

Assistant Police Director Leo Luna

Assistant Police Director Leo Luna currently oversees the department's Administrative Support Command, consisting of the Program Support Division, Financial Management Division, and Employment Services.

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Patrol Commanders


Each Patrol Division has an appointed Commander, an Executive-level position responsible for each one of the six patrol divisions

Central Commander - Joseph Sparrow

Central Division encompasses a large, diverse area to include the Downtown Business Community, Hospital District, Texas Wesleyan University and many historic neighborhoods immediately surrounding these areas. Included in the boundaries are the major shelters for our homeless population.

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East Commander - Paula Fimbres

The East Division encompasses portions of Council District 4, 8 and the majority of District 5. It stretches from Beach Street to the Airport and is full of history and opportunity, no matter which route you take to get there.

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North Commander - Neil Noakes

North Division has experienced unprecedented growth during the past 15 years, spanning from Loop 820 to the Texas Motor Speedway. North Division has many of Fort Worth's newest neighborhoods and employment centers.

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Northwest Commander - Pedro Criado

Northwest Division is one of the most historic and culturally diverse areas of our city that is experiencing constant growth and positive transformation. From the historic Fort Worth Stockyards to Eagle Mountain Lake this division is rich in tradition and economic growth that has sparked new neighborhoods and businesses in the area.

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South Commander - Greg Weathers

The South Division is an area bustling with life, growth, and change. The officers, supervisors, and commanders pride themselves on developing and respecting partnerships with the community.

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West Commander - Cynthia O'Neil

The West Division serves a thriving community. The basic boundaries are from the west bank of the Trinity River to Parker County, from Granbury Road to the south, to Jacksboro Highway to the north.

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Help Us Solve a Crime

The Fort Worth Police Department has 95 unsolved crimes that the we need your help with! We highlight a few below, and we would love for you to browse all of them.

Kathryn Jackson, 32 years old

Report No: 84473964
Location: 2001 Aden Rd
Synopsis: Kathryn Jackson was a school teacher. She did not show up for school the first day after the Thanksgiving break in the year 1984. Some friends went to her apartment. Her car was in the parking lot. They entered the apartment and found Kathryn fatally wounded. She had been strangled.

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Richard Hutchinson, 32 years old

Report No: 95023794
Location: 3200 Avenue I
Synopsis: On January 14, 1995, Richard Hutchinson and his brother were traveling in a blue pick-up truck in the Poly neighborhood on the east side of Fort Worth. A male ran up to the driver’s side of the truck and fired several times toward the truck, shooting and killing Richard Hutchinson. This murder was believed to have been drug-related.

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Nancy Bay, 23 years old

Report No: 81162009
Location: 3200 Lake Como
Synopsis: On May 12, 1981, Nancy Bay was found deceased in a field at 3200 Lake Como. She died as a result of a gunshot wound. Nancy Bay worked at the Tempo Club. The investigation revealed that she had left the club and was supposed to go visit a friend.

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Angela Jones, 17 years old

Report No: 82085416
Location: 2100 E. Richmond Ave
Synopsis: On March 12, 1982, Angela Jones was found deceased in a creek at 2100 E. Richmond Ave. Her death was ruled a homicide. She died as a result of asphyxiation.

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Community Camera Program


Residents and businesses across the city can register their privately owned surveillance camera systems

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Most Wanted

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of these fugitives. If you have information or the location of any fugitives featured below PLEASE call Crime Stoppers at: 817-469-TIPS (8477) or WWW.469TIPS.COM.
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Lowell M. Hodge

M/W DOB:12/13/1981
Hgt: 6'03'' / Wgt: 190
Hair: BLN / Eyes: BLU
Last Known Address: Unknown
Wanted For: Burglary of Vehicle Credit/Debit Card Abuse, Theft Firearm
Wanted By: FWPD
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Morgan Whitehurst

M/B DOB:4/13/1997
Hgt: 5'11'' / Wgt: 150
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 5140 Ave. G
Wanted For: Robbery
Wanted By: FWPD
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Jonathan Guijosa

M/W DOB:8/19/1991
Hgt: 5'09'' / Wgt: 140
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: Unknown
Wanted For: Agg Robbery x2 Unlawful Carry Weapon Felon x2
Wanted By: FWPD
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William Shepard Jr

M/B DOB:4/23/1991
Hgt: 6'01'' / Wgt: 160
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: Unknown
Wanted For: Robbery
Wanted By: FWPD
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Toquon Fisher

M/B DOB:12/13/1981
Hgt: 6'01'' / Wgt: 170
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: Unknown
Wanted For: Aggravated Robbery
Wanted By: FWPD
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Wayne W. Fuqua JR

M/W DOB:12/26/1964
Hgt: 5'11'' / Wgt: 190
Hair: BLN / Eyes: BLU
Last Known Address: 5503 Edwards
Wanted For: DWI-Felony Repetition
Wanted By: TCSO
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Augustine J. Padilla

M/W DOB:10/6/1991
Hgt: 5'09'' / Wgt: 285
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 903 Candlewick St., Arlington
Wanted For: Criminal Mischief $2,500-$30,000 Theft Property $30,000-$150,000
Wanted By: TCSO
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Billy D. Williams

M/B DOB:9/2/1980
Hgt: 6'00'' / Wgt: 205
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 5812 Fox Hunt Dr., Arlington
Wanted For: Aggravated Assault- Serious Bodily Injury
Wanted By: TCSO
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Ahkim A. Shittu

M/B DOB:8/23/1982
Hgt: 6'00'' / Wgt: 250
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 1415 El Camino Real, Euless
Wanted For: Possession Marihuana 5 LBS- 50 LBS
Wanted By: TCSO
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Ricardo E. Rios

M/W DOB:2/13/1991
Hgt: 5'11'' / Wgt: 160
Hair: BRO / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 623 N. Las Vegas Trl., White Settlement
Wanted For: Aggravated Sexual Assault Child
Wanted By: TCSO
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CrimeMapping.com


We are pleased to provide CrimeMapping.com to search preliminary crime information for crimes near an address. CrimeMapping.com provides an alert system that will allow residents and business owners to receive email alerts regarding recent incident activity in their desired area.

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