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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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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 Ed Kraus

Chief Ed Kraus is a twenty-six year veteran of the Fort Worth Police Department, beginning his career 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, and commander of the Training Division. He has served in executive roles of Deputy Chief over the Investigative and Support Command, Assistant Chief over the Support Bureau, and Executive Assistant Chief over the Patrol Bureau. Chief Kraus earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Texas Tech University and his Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the FBI National Executive Institute, and the Caruth Police Institute’s Leadership Course.

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 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 Finance/Personnel Bureau, consisting of the Training Division, Professional Standards Division, Program Support Division, Communications Division, and Quality Assurance.

Assistant Chief Charles Ramirez

Assistant Chief Charles Ramirez joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1991 and is currently assigned to the Support 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.

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. 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 Fleet Services.

Deputy Chief Renee Kamper

Deputy Chief Kamper joined the Fort Worth Police Department in 1991 and has served as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain in several different units throughout her career. She has a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Midwestern State University, is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute, and the F.B.I. National Academy. She currently oversees the department's Investigative & Support Command.

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 Operational Command, consisting of the Training Division, Communications Division, and Professional Standards Division.

Deputy Chief Neil Noakes

Deputy 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. He currently oversees South Command which consists of the Central, East, and South Patrol Divisions. 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.

Deputy Chief Joseph Sparrow

Deputy Chief Sparrow began his career with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1995. He has served in various ranks and positions including patrol officer, sex assault detective, patrol sergeant, NPD commander, Gang commander, School Resource commander, and was recently the commander of the Central Patrol Division. Deputy Chief Sparrow has earned both Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy in 2018. Deputy Chief Sparrow currently serves over North Command, which includes North, Northwest, West, and Traffic Divisions.

Assistant Police Director Christianne Simmons

A Fort Worth native, Christianne Simmons has been with the Fort Worth Police Department since 2015. She currently oversees Fiscal Command, which consists of the Budget, Finance, Grants and Procurement and Contracts teams that create and manage the financial workflow of the department’s multimillion dollar budget. She has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Texas as well as a BA in Legal Studies and a BS in Marketing from Texas Woman’s University. She is an inaugural board member of the City of Fort Worth Young Professionals.

Assistant Police Director Leo Luna

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

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 - Chad Mahaffey

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 - Leonard Elgin

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 - Paula Fimbres

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 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.

Patricia Apodaca, 28 year-old hispanic female

Report No: 95316716
Location: 700 NE 28th St
Synopsis: On June 18, 1995, the body of Patricia Apocada was found lying in the street in the 700 block of N.E. 28th Street. She had been shot in the chest.

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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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Stephanie Borjan, 25 year-old Hispanic female

Report No: 99647372
Location: 3345 St Louis
Synopsis: On September 28, 1999, Stephanie Borjan went to her parent’s residence at 3345 St. Louis. She was shot and killed as she was about to enter the house. Her children were with her. Her father, who was inside the house, also was shot.

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Jaime Trevizo, 25 years old

Report No: 86609341
Location: 200 Clinton
Synopsis: On December 24, 1986, Jaime Trevizo and his friends were at a bar on North Main Street in Fort Worth. As they were leaving the bar, they observed several males burglarizing their vehicles. Jaime Trevizo chased the males to a cream-colored four-door vehicle, where he began fighting with them. The males pulled Mr. Trevizo into the vehicle and drove away. The body of Jaime Trevizo was later found on the street at 2000 Clinton Avenue. It was later determined that he had been stabbed.

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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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Demariae Rice

M/B DOB:9/21/1989
Hgt: 5'07 / Wgt: 160
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 2306 Mainsail Ln, ARL
Wanted For: Aggravated Sexual Assaultx2, Unlawful Restraint, Assault Bodily Injury Strangle
Wanted By: FWPD
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Kelensia Maroney-Doss

F/B DOB:7/16/1991
Hgt: 5'05 / Wgt: 160
Hair: BRO / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 3813 Collin St
Wanted For: Criminal Mischief $2500-$30K
Wanted By: FWPD
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David Conant

M/W DOB:4/10/1984
Hgt: 6'02 / Wgt: 218
Hair: BRO / Eyes: BLU
Last Known Address: 2104 Park Willow Ln, Arl
Wanted For: Theft under $2500 with Two Prior Conviction
Wanted By: FWPD
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David Mendoza

M/W DOB:5/4/1985
Hgt: 5'09 / Wgt: 190
Hair: BRO / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 6348 Ferncreek Ln
Wanted For: Sexual Assault of a Child
Wanted By: FWPD
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Devon White

M/B DOB:4/18/1995
Hgt: 5'11 / Wgt: 270
Hair: BLK / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 243 Manchester Dr
Wanted For: Aggravated Sexual With Deadly Weapon
Wanted By: FWPD
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Joseph Brezel

M/W DOB:6/11/1973
Hgt: 5'10 / Wgt: 175
Hair: BRO / Eyes: HAZ
Last Known Address: 5005 Savoy Ct #613
Wanted For: Deadly Conduct
Wanted By: FWPD
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Jacob Johnson

M/B DOB:9/3/1983
Hgt: 6'00 / Wgt: 175
Hair: BRO / Eyes: HAZ
Last Known Address: 6148 Vega Dr
Wanted For: Murder
Wanted By: FWPD
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Brianna Avery

F/W DOB:10/14/1995
Hgt: 5'02 / Wgt: 130
Hair: BLN / Eyes: HAZ
Last Known Address: 3709 Wild Horse Lane, Joshua
Wanted For: Burglary
Wanted By: FWPD
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Lindsey Vasquez

F/W DOB:1/1/1990
Hgt: 5'01 / Wgt: 162
Hair: BRO / Eyes: HAZ
Last Known Address: 954 Redfish Dr, Burleson
Wanted For: Assault B/I
Wanted By: FWPD
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Andrew Davenport

M/W DOB:6/15/1995
Hgt: 5'05 / Wgt: 155
Hair: BRO / Eyes: BRO
Last Known Address: 3717 Verde Dr
Wanted For: Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon
Wanted By: FWPD
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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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