Fort Worth Police Department

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Facing Budget Cuts, Police Question Security Costs For Mayor

When you picture a police officer in action, you probably think of someone responding to a shooting or chasing a bad guy down an alley… But in Fort Worth, being a police officer might also mean sitting on a camel in Dubai, hanging with the “blokes” in Australia or taking in the scenery in Brazil.

07/08/2013

A 2-alarm fire broke out on the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Fort Worth. (credit: Jazmin Duran)

2-Alarm Fire Damages Home In Tarrant County

The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire Sunday in the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Tarrant County.

07/07/2013

Capital Murder suspect Amos Wells. (credit: Fort Worth Police)

PD: 3 Shooting Victims Dead, Murder Suspect In Custody

Fort Worth police confirmed Tuesday that all three victims of a July 1 shooting are dead and the person believed responsible for the crime is in custody.

CBSDFW.COM–07/02/2013

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Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested For DWI

An off-duty Fort Worth police officer was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

06/27/2013

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13-Year-Old Arrested For Murder Of Missing 5-Year-Old

Thursday afternoon police in Fort Worth confirmed that not only had they identified and arrested a suspect in the murder a missing boy found dead on Wednesday, but that the suspect is on 13-years-old.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2013

A man sitting on a balcony and smoking a cigarette uses his laptop computer. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Warn: Technology Buyer/Seller Crimes On The Rise

Police are now working together to better educate the public on internet robbery schemes. At a joint news conference representatives from the Arlington, Fort Worth and Grand Prairie Police Departments had a warning for anyone putting items up for sale online.

CBSDFW.COM–06/06/2013

Driver's license photo of Jerry Wayne Waller, who was shot and killed by a Fort Worth police officer on May 28, 2013.
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Police Shoot & Kill Grandfather While Responding To Burglary Call

A grandfather checking on his neighbor is shot and killed by Fort Worth police. The Shots rang out early Tuesday morning near Woodhaven Country Club, in east Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2013

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One North Texas Officer Says Ticket Quotas Do Exist…And It May Be A Ticket To A Trophy

The sound of the siren. The lights in your mirror. You know the feeling …and you know what’s next.

05/20/2013

Twenty-eight year old convicted sex offender Timothy Card was sentenced to 180 years for abusing a young boy. (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced To 180 Years

A 28-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced to 180 years in prison for sexually abusing a young boy whose family had befriended him.

05/06/2013

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Fort Worth & Police Officers Association Agree To New Contract

It’s a question a lot of North Texas cities have to ask in this economy — how do you keep the public safe while facing huge budget shortfalls?

03/26/2013

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I-Team: Why Security Alarms Are Going Unanswered

In certain cities, your alarm is virtually worthless if you don’t have a permit.

CBS 11–03/20/2013

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Volunteer Citizen Patrols Will Add Security To FWISD Schools

The Fort Worth Police Department on Friday will announce a new program to add more security in schools without increasing the numbers of uniformed officers on campus.

CBS 11–03/06/2013

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