Strategic Plan Progress Report

Significant Accomplishments, FY17-FY18 (cont.)

Patrol Division Realignment: New Sixth Patrol Division (North Division) On August 19, 2017, the Fort Worth Police Department added a new patrol division and realigned the ex- isting five patrol division boundaries due to significant growth in north Fort Worth. Each of the six patrol divisions include two districts and multiple beats. The Patrol Bureau returned to a traditional police beat concept, which consists of assigning patrol officers to smaller, more manageable geographic areas called beats. A total of 90 beats are within Fort Worth are patrolled by officers.

New Patrol Beat Map by Patrol Division

New Patrol Divisions Map

2018 Bond Election Approval Includes New South Patrol Division Facility The 2018 Bond Election held in May 2018 that included a new South Patrol Division facility passed with overwhelming voter support. Land for the new facility is in the process of being acquired. The new South Division headquarters will serve the growing area of Fort Worth south of Loop 820. It is anticipated that the new facility will be approximately 28,000 square feet and will include a community room, Code Blue office, neighborhood police officers, patrol officers, and South Division administration personnel. The facility is ex- pected to be completed in 2020.


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