Fort Worth Police Department

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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

Officer John R. Bell was shot three times by an armed suspect in Haltom City on January 29, 2013. (credit: Fort Worth Police Dept.)

Fort Worth Officer In Serious Condition After Being Shot

A Fort Worth police officer remains hospitalized in stable condition after being shot three times Tuesday afternoon. Officer John R. Bell faces more surgery today after being shot during a confrontation in Haltom City.

CBSDFW.COM–01/30/2013

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Stock Show Testing Parking Patience Of Will Rogers Neighbors

The red letters of No Parking signs can be found by the dozens in Fort Worth’s Arlington Heights neighborhood. But as thousands of people descend on Cowtown for the Stock Show over the next few weeks, homeowners near the Will Rogers Memorial Center cringe.

01/25/2013

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Local PD Has More Officers Watching You Drive

Not that you shouldn’t do it all the time anyway, but drivers in Fort Worth are being advised to buckle up and watch your speed. The Fort Worth Police Department has just beefed up its street patrols.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2013

Fort Worth police chief Jeff Halstead holds a press conference to address the issue of officers in his department driving while intoxicated. (credit: (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

FWPD Chief: Officers Caught Driving Drunk Will Be Fired

On Thursday, the Fort Worth police chief vowed that the full force of the department will be brought down on any officer caught driving drunk. The very public declaration was made one day after another officer with the department was charged with DWI.

CBSDFW.COM–01/03/2013

Mugshot for Fort Worth police officer Nicolas Ramirez, who was arrested in Keller on suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated. (credit: Keller Police Dept.)

FWPD Officer Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI

A Fort Worth police officer has been arrested for suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated in another North Texas city.

CBSDFW.COM–01/02/2013

Police officers stop cars at roadblock (AP Photo)

Sobriety Checkpoint Debate Renews Ahead Of Session

Advocates for sobriety checkpoints in Texas are aiming to convince state lawmakers next year to crack down harder on drunk drivers.

12/16/2012

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Family’s Loss Of ‘Lily’ Leads To Animal Training For Officers

Cindy Boling and her husband Mark say they were unloading groceries at their Fort worth home when a police officer walked up to their porch back in May of 2012.

12/08/2012

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