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

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 2.24 Fort Worth
  • 2.5 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.3 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 $24.5M 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 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
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
$1,625,000.00 07/01/2020
06/30/2023
FORT WORTH, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$443,291.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
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
$480,961.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2022
FORT WORTH, CITY OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT (LLEBG) Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime

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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