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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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Professional Standards

View our department's General Orders and our last Annual Use of Force Report

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.

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


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 Neil Noakes

Chief Neil Noakes has been with the FWPD since 2000. He has served in multiple ranks across the department in areas such as Patrol, DWI, Motors, and Internal Affairs. Prior to being named Chief of Police, he oversaw the South Command as Deputy Chief. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration form Tarleton State University and his master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Texas Christian University (TCU). He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s 137th Administrative Officers Course and TCU’s inaugural Leadership, Executive and Administrative Development program (L.E.A.D. #1). He also enjoys working with youth engagement programs such as Operation Progress, Read2Win, All Pro Dad and the City of Fort Worth’s Education Initiative.

Assistant Chief Julie Swearingin

Assistant 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 TCOLE(Texas Commission on Law Enforcement). 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 Finance/Personnel Bureau, consisting of the Training Division, Professional Standards Division, Program Support Division, Communications Division, and Quality Assurance.

Assistant Chief Joseph Sparrow

Assistant Chief Sparrow began his career with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1995. His command experience includes Neighborhood Policing District 4, where he was awarded Commander of the Year honors, the Gang section, the School Resource Officer section, the East Community Operations section, Central Division, and North Command. Assistant Chief Sparrow has earned both a Master’s Degree and a Doctorate Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a graduate of class 272 of the FBI National Academy. He is currently the Assistant Chief over the Support Bureau, which includes Tactical Command and Investigative and Support Command.

Assistant Chief Robert Alldredge

Assistant Chief Alldredge began his career with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1999. He has served as an officer, corporal, and sergeant in several units within the Patrol Bureau. His command experience includes assignments as a Patrol Shift lieutenant, CIU/NPO lieutenant, Tactical Operations Division captain, Professional Standards Division captain, and Central Patrol Division captain. His executive experience includes assignments in Tactical Command, North Command, and Operational Command. He currently oversees the Patrol Bureau. Assistant Chief Alldredge earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University. He is a graduate of the 269th Session of the FBI National Academy, the Caruth Police Institute’s Executive Leadership Course, and is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Deputy Chief Ty Hadsell

Deputy Chief Hadsell joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1994. 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 Operational Command.

Deputy Chief Mark Barthen

Deputy Chief Mark Barthen is the Deputy Chief of South Command where he oversees the operations of South Division, East Division, Central Division, and the Community Alliance Division.

Deputy Chief Pedro "Kiki" Criado

Deputy Chief Pedro “Kiki” Criado is a 28-year veteran and is the new Deputy Chief of North Command where he oversees the operations of North Division, Northwest Division, West Division and Traffic Division. He brings experience as former Commander for the Northwest Division, and has served as a District Lieutenant, Patrol Sergeant, SWAT Sergeant, Internal Affairs Sergeant, Public Information Sergeant, Investigator for the Crimes Against Children Unit, Field Training Cpl., Neighborhood Patrol Officer and Patrol Officer. Born and raised in Fort Worth, the son of immigrants, Deputy Chief Criado understands and values the needs of both the Fort Worth communities he serves and the officers under his command. Deputy Chief Criado attended local Forth Worth schools graduating as Valedictorian from Diamond Hill Jarvis High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts and Science from Midwestern State University. He holds a Master Peace Officer License through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, graduate of the FBI-LEEDA Leadership Trilogy training, and a graduate of the City of Fort Worth’s Successful Supervision Training. Deputy Chief Criado is a humble, God-fearing servant leader that chooses to serve and live his life for others. In an ever-evolving city and police department, Deputy Chief Criado embraces new challenges and change. It is his goal to lead in an environment that fosters mutual respect and understanding, reflective of the professional standards expected from those he serves.

Deputy Chief Gregory Weathers

Deputy Chief Weathers oversees the Tactical Command which consists of the Tactical Operations Division, Tactical Intelligence Division, and Tactical Investigations Division.

Deputy Chief Paula Fimbres

Deputy Chief Paula Fimbres has been with the Fort Worth Police Department since 2001. She holds a Master Peace Officer License and a Police Instructor’s License through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. She has completed the Leadership Trilogy training through FBI-LEEDA and the Women’s Leadership Institution through the International Association of Chiefs of Police. She has also earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University. Throughout her career, she has served as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant, captain and commander in several different units. She currently oversees the department's Investigative & Support Command.

Assistant Police Director Leo Luna

Assistant Police Director Leo Luna currently oversees the department's Personnel/Program Support Command, consisting of the Program Support Division, Employment Services and the Centralized Police Payroll Team.

Assistant Police Director Keith Morris

Assistant Police Director Keith Morris manages the Fiscal Command, which is responsible for Police budgets, purchasing, grants, and asset management. Keith joined the Department in 2018 from the healthcare finance sector with over 15 years experience in non-profit financial management. Since joining the Department, Keith has overseen an expansion of Crime Control and Prevention District funding for community groups that provide afterschool services, victim assistance, youth literacy, gang prevention, and more.

The Fort Worth Way

The Fort Worth Way is many things; the essence of service, the guardian mindset, service with respect, and SO much more

Patrol Commanders

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

Central Commander - Amy Ladd

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 - Monica Martin

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

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North Commander - Chad Mahaffey

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 - David Carabajal

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 - Roy Hudson

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 - Buck Wheeler

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. Learn more about West Division

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Help Us Solve a Crime

The Fort Worth Police Department has 94 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.

Heidi Marie Cummings, 51 years old

Report No: 07149588
Location: 3504 Cutter
Synopsis: On December 18, 2007, Heidi Cummings was found deceased in her home in the 3500 block of Cutter. The investigation revealed that she may have known her assailant, and allowed him or her into the residence.

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L.J. Robinson, 83 years old

Report No: 04040106
Location: 5048 Avenue G
Synopsis: On April 7, 2004, L.J. Robinson, who was also known as “Pops,” was found deceased in his apartment at 5048 Avenue G. It was later determined that he died as a result of blunt force trauma. The investigation revealed that he had been a victim of an apparent robbery

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James McVey, 39 years old

Report No: 94108501
Location: 6201 Dowdell
Synopsis: On February 25, 1994, James McVey was found deceased in the parking lot of a warehouse at 6201 Dowdell. He died as a result of a gunshot wound. His gray Ford pick-up truck was parked nearby. His face had been sprayed with paint, and gang graffiti had been sprayed on his truck.

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Ginger Ross, 19 years old

Report No: 92088167
Location: 7405 Meadowcrest
Synopsis: On February 18, 1992, Ginger Ross was found deceased in the living room of her residence. She had been shot several times. She lived at the residence with a relative. There were no apparent signs of forced entry.

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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.

Rashad Leonard, DOB: 12/25/91

Wanted For: Aggravated Robbery x2; Theft
Wanted By: FWPD

Jamesia Hill, DOB: 07/21/00

Wanted For: Aggravated Robbery
Wanted By: FWPD

John Ashley, DOB: 11/24/88

Wanted For: Failure to Comply, Sex Offender Duty to Register
Wanted By: FWPD

Erik Hernandez, DOB: 05/12/77

Wanted For: Murder
Wanted By: FWPD

Christian Jones, 05/08/99

Wanted For: Continuous Violence Against Family;
Wanted By: FWPD

Marcus Tinner, DOB: 01/08/95

Wanted For: Aggravated Assault, Family Violence
Wanted By: FWPD

Manuel Gomez, DOB: 04/15/51

Wanted For: Aggravated Assault, Deadly Weapon, Family Violence
Wanted By: FWPD

John Deek, DOB: 12/31/73

Wanted For: Sexual Assault, Child
Wanted By: FWPD

Jose Calderon-Vigil, DOB: 04/16/85

Wanted For: Intoxicated Manslaughter w/ Vehicle; Intoxicated Assault w/ Vehicle
Wanted By: FWPD

Nestor Perez, DOB: 06/04/81

Wanted For: Indecency w/ Child
Wanted By: FWPD


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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