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 for Fort Worth

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $22.5M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$543,819.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
FORT WORTH, CITY OF THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING TRIBES, TO SUPPORT A BROAD RANGE OF ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL CRIME BASED ON THEIR OWN STATE AND LOCAL NEEDS AND CONDITIONS. GRANT FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, … Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$152,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
FORT WORTH, CITY OF THE CITY OF FORT WORTH S MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (M&A) PROJECT WILL FUND SALARIES AND OPERATING EXPENSES ALLOWING THE CITY OF FORT WORTH TO MANAGE AND ADMINISTER THE UASI GRANT. THIS PROJECT WILL HELP ENSURE THE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED ACCORDING TO FEDERAL, STATE AND … Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$137,583.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
FORT WORTH, CITY OF THE CITY OF FORT WORTH S MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (M&A) PROJECT WILL FUND SALARIES AND OPERATING EXPENSES ALLOWING THE CITY OF FORT WORTH TO MANAGE AND ADMINISTER THE UASI GRANT. THIS PROJECT WILL HELP ENSURE THE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED ACCORDING TO FEDERAL, STATE AND … Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$41,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
FORT WORTH, CITY OF THE CITY OF FORT WORTH S MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (M&A) PROJECT WILL FUND SALARIES AND OPERATING EXPENSES ALLOWING THE CITY OF FORT WORTH TO MANAGE AND ADMINISTER THE UASI GRANT. THIS PROJECT WILL HELP ENSURE THE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED ACCORDING TO FEDERAL, STATE AND … Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security 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 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