FWPD Chief Withdraws From Consideration To Be Baltimore Police CommissionerIt seems the police chief in Fort Worth won't be leaving after all. Joel Fitzgerald has officially withdrawn his name for consideration to be the next Baltimore Police Commissioner.
Baltimore Council Members Come To Fort Worth To Vet Chief Fitzgerald For Police CommissionerA four-person delegation of city council members from Baltimore spent 20 hours over two days in Fort Worth vetting the man nominated by the Baltimore mayor to be that city's next Police Commissioner.
Is Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Headed To Baltimore?There have been multiple reports today that Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald is leaving the department, but there has been no official confirmation.
Woman Tased, Arrested By Now-Fired FWPD Officer Speaks OutThe woman at the center of a controversial arrest caught on camera is speaking only to CBS 11 News after Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald announced that the senior officer involved in the incident has been fired.
Fort Worth Chief Terminates Officer For 'Multiple Violations'Sergeant Kenneth Pierce, a 22-year-veteran, was fired following the review of a case the police chief calls “eerily reminiscent” of a viral arrest last year that gained national attention.
Fort Worth Leaders Stick By Police ChiefThe support comes after the Fort Worth Police Officers Association criticized the chief and released a police officers survey ranking Chief Fitzgerald's performance as a 4 on a 1 to 10 scale.
Criticism Aimed At Police Chief From Fired Officer, Police AssociationThe head of the Fort Worth Police Officers Association says morale has plummeted because of a series of "poor decisions" Chief Joel Fitzgerald has made.
FW Officer Fired After Shooting Man Holding Barbecue ForkIn May, a jury failed to reach a verdict in the Courtney Johnson's case and it ended in a mistrial.
Demoted FWPD Officer Says He Did Not Leak VideoVance Keyes was demoted from deputy chief to captain and suspended for three days.
Charges Dropped; Body Cam Video Fort Worth Arrest ReleasedThe video emerged just hours before police announced all charges against the Craigs would be dropped and the officer would not have to appear in front of a grand jury on any charges.
Tense Discussion In Fort Worth Over Controversial ArrestA crowd filled the Christ Church Assembly of God with concerned citizens, city leaders and Fort Worth Police to talk about community relations and the controversial viral video arrest by a Fort Worth Police officer.