Department Initiatives COVID-19 Pandemic Volunteers and Donations The Fort Worth Police Department wants to thank all the volun- teers and the continuous support and donations from the com- munity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to you, the de- partment has been able to continue to support and serve the community safely. We appreciate your support of the depart- ment during this time. Donations included drinks delivered by the FWPD CAPA Bless the Officer Project, local community church donations of bottles of water, and Coca-Cola sparkling water donation.
New Commander in East Division
Congratulations to Leonard Elgin on his promotion to Commander. Commander Elgin was promoted to the position of Commander in July and leads the East Patrol Division. The East Patrol Division is comprised of the George and Henry Districts and stretches from Beach Street to DFW International Airport. Commander Elgin will oversee patrol and community operations.
Use of Force Training Use of Force Training is a mandatory training class for all FWPD officers. In September, the department provided Use Of Force Analysis and Review Training to supervisors and Use of Force Reporting to officers. The Fort Worth Police Department is com- mitted to protecting citizens, their rights, and property while ensuring public safety.
FWPD Cold Case Arrest
On September 22, the Fort Worth Police Department and Homicide Detectives announced they made an arrest for the 1974 murder of Carla Walker. Due to technology advance- ments, detectives were able to secure DNA evidence that led to the arrest of the suspect.
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