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Fort Worth Officers Not Indicted For Killing Motorist

A North Texas grand jury has declined to indict three officers who shot and killed a 22-year-old man who they wanted to question about an earlier shooting.

06/19/2014

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Fort Worth Police Officer Arrested, Accused Of Assaulting Wife

A Fort Worth police officer has been arrested. Corporal Lawrence Blanchard is accused of assaulting his wife. During the confrontation, Blanchard allegedly drew his police baton, emptied his service weapon, shouted and spat at the woman.

CBSDFW.COM–06/09/2014

Jermaine Darden

Grand Jury: No Charges For Officer In Stun Gun Death

A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict a Fort Worth police officer in connection with the death of a 300-pound man who died shortly after being shocked with a stun gun during a drug raid.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

Fort Worth Chief of Staff Maj. Paul Henderson was arrested Saturday morning for a charge of drinking while driving.

Former High Ranking Fort Worth Police Officer Fired For Driving Drunk

More than five months after he was arrested for DWI, a former high-ranking officer with the Fort Worth Police Department has officially lost his job.

CBS 11–05/16/2013

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

FWPD Officer Shot By Drug Suspect Leaves Hospital

Just two days after undergoing extensive eye surgery, Fort Worth police Officer John Bell was released from the hospital. The veteran officer was shot during a confrontation with a drug suspect.

CBSDFW.COM–02/07/2013

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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Fort Worth Police Officer Injured In Shooting

A Fort Worth police officer has been taken to Harris hospital in serious condition after being shot in Haltom City.

01/29/2013

City of Fort Worth

Council Approves Extensive Fort Worth Retirement Fund Changes

Facing $740 million in payouts it can’t afford Tuesday the Fort Worth City Council voted to make extensive changes. The majority of the monies are part of the financially troubled employee retirement fund.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2012

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20 Years For Former FWPD Officer Guilty Of Rape

A former Fort Worth police officer pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual assault, Wednesday.

02/29/2012

Fort Worth youngster Joe Turner gets his 'wish' to be a Fort Worth police officer. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth Boy Gets Wish To Be A Police Officer For A Day

A lot of little boy’s dream of becoming a police officer. On Wednesday, an eight-year-old from Fort Worth got that opportunity. But protecting the peace seems easy compared to what he’d already been through.

09/21/2011

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Fort Worth Police Officer Shot Thursday Afternoon

A Fort Worth Police Officer has been shot during an afternoon altercation with a suspect, police say.

07/07/2011