Fort Worth Activists Frustrated With Hiring Of Police Chief Ed Kraus Without National SearchMany community members are frustrated by the hiring of Ed Kraus as the new Fort Worth police chief because the city didn’t conduct a national search, or even consider any other internal candidates for the role.
Ed Kraus Formally Named New Fort Worth Police ChiefThe new police chief said he’s humbled by the confidence city leadership has shown in him while he took over the role in May, when former chief Joel Fitzgerald was fired.
Interim Chief Ed Kraus Named New Fort Worth Police ChiefKraus took over less than 24 hours after Joel Fitzgerald was fired back in May.
Injunction Hearing Continues For Fired Fort Worth Police Chief Joel FitzgeraldFitzgerald is seeking the injunction as he pursues a lawsuit contending he was fired in May primarily as a result of investigating and reporting security violations of the city’s management of the criminal justice information system.
Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean Resigns After Fatally Shooting Atatiana Jefferson, Chief Says He Was Going To Be FiredThe Fort Worth officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson in her home while responding to a welfare check has resigned from the department before he could be fired.
Fort Worth Chief, City Leaders Hold News Conference Over Fatal Shooting Of Atatiana JeffersonFort Worth Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus, Mayor Betsy Price and City Manager David Cooke are holding a news conference Monday afternoon after an officer fatally shot a woman inside her home during a welfare check.
Fort Worth Officials Travel To D.C., Push For New Gun Safety LawsAs Congress returns for the fall session, The U.S. Conference of Mayors is in Washington D.C. — pushing lawmakers to pass certain gun safety legislation.
Fort Worth Swears In Interim Police Chief Ed KrausFort Worth’s new interim police chief is already making changes, and said he’s been told morale is on the uptick in the week since he took over for fired chief Joel Fitzgerald.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Expects Interim Chief Ed Kraus To 'Reestablish Trust And Build Morale'The Fort Worth City Council welcomed the city’s new interim police chief with applause Tuesday, less than 24 hours after firing Joel Fitzgerald from the top law enforcement job.
Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Has Been FiredLate last week, Mayor Betsy Price said the city was be looking into the actions of the police chief during events meant to honor fallen officers.