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.
Fort Worth City Leaders Defend Decision To Fire Police ChiefDuring a break in testimony Wednesday in Dallas civil court, fired Fort Worth police chief Joel Fitzgerald caught sight of his former city managers and city attorneys conferring.
Fired Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Takes Stand At HearingFired Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald is testifying in a Dallas courtroom today, as he fights to get his job back.
Injunction Hearing Underway For Fired Fort Worth Police Chief Joel FitzgeraldAs former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald continues the fight to get his job back, attorneys are in court today at an injunction hearing.
Joel Fitzgerald's Attorney Says If Former Police Chief Had Been Reinstated 'Atatiana Probably Would Be Alive'One day after a Fort Worth police officer fatally shot 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home, an attorney representing former police chief Joel Fitzgerald said if he had been reinstated "Atatiana probably would be alive today."
Texas Deputy Killed, Police Chief In Critical Condition After Getting Struck By CarA sheriff's deputy was killed and a small-town police chief was injured when a car struck them as they aided a motorist on a Central Texas roadside.
New Dallas ISD Police Chief John Lawton: 'We Have To Create Environment Where People Feel Safe So They Can Learn'Chief Lawton is a 30-year law enforcement veteran. He spent 23 years with the Dallas Police Department.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Returns To Work Following Medical LeaveAfter taking an extensive leave of absence, Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall is back at work Monday morning.
Texas Police Chief Kills Himself After Being Served WarrantOfficials say the police chief of a small Central Texas town shot and killed himself when Texas Rangers arrived at his home.
Proposed Dallas Budget To Boost First Responder Pay, Increase Property Tax RateDallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax presented a proposed 2020 budget that would boost pay for police officers and firefighters and increase the property tax rate slightly.
Judge Prevents City Of Fort Worth From Hiring New Police Chief For 14 DaysA judge has placed a temporary restraining order on the city of Fort Worth for 14 days, which means the city cannot hire a new chief for 14 days.
Lawyer For Former Fort Worth Police Chief Demands Public HearingDallas-based attorney Stephen Kennedy announced that he has issued a demand letter to the City of Fort Worth, Texas today demanding that the City follow its City Charter and hold a public hearing regarding the termination of Joel F. Fitzgerald, Sr., Ph.D.
North Texas Police Department Terminates Contract With Red Light Camera CompanyAccording to the new law banning the red light cameras, cities are allowed to keep using them until their current contract expires.