Fort Worth at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Fort Worth Police Department

  • 1,667 Officers
  • 418 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.79 Fort Worth
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Fort Worth Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated February 14, 2022


We identified over $21.9M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Fort Worth
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$528,942.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
FORT WORTH, CITY OF FORT WORTH POLICE DEPARTMENT LAW ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS/PROJECTS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$443,291.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
FORT WORTH, CITY OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT CRIME LABORATORY OPERATIONS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$523,089.00 10/1/2016
9/30/2020
FORT WORTH, CITY OF FY 17 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$26,227.00 10/1/2016
9/30/2020
FORT WORTH, CITY OF THE CITY OF FORTH WORTH'S FUGITIVE UNIT PROJECT WILL IMPROVE THE GENERAL CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY OF THIS AGENCY THROUGH DIRECT SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS WITH THE HELP OF A NEW AUDIO/VISUAL AND COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT. IT ALSO PROVIDES PEACE OFFICERS WITH BODY ARMOR TO PREVENT LOSS OF LIFE DURING TACTIC… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers


We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 25, 2022

Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $2,000,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2010

In 2010, Fort Worth paid $2 million to the family of a man who died from taser shocks administered by police.

In 2010, the City of Fort Worth paid $2 million to the family of Michael Jacobs, Jr., who died as a result of two taser shocks administered by police during an altercation in April 2009.

Compensation
$2,000,000.00