Operational Command

Deputy Chief Buck WheelerOperational Command consists of the Training Division, Professional Standards Division, Communications Division and Fleet Services Division and is currently overseen by Deputy Chief Buck Wheeler.

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.