South Command

Deputy Chief Paula FimbresSouth Command is under the direction of Deputy Chief Paula Fimbres, who 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 daily operations in the South, East and Central Patrol Divisions and the Community Outreach Division.

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.