Executive Staff


Assistant Chief Ed Kraus

Assistant Chief Kraus began his career with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1992.  He has served as an officer, detective and sergeant in several units within the Patrol Bureau.  His command experience includes assignments as a Neighborhood Policing District lieutenant, a Patrol Division captain, commander of the Training Division, and deputy chief over the Investigative and Support Command.  He is currently over the Patrol Bureau.

Assistant Chief Kraus earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Texas Tech University and his Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University.  He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Caruth Police Institute’s Executive Leadership Course.

  Assistant Chief Daniel Garcia


Assistant Chief Kenneth Dean

Deputy Chief Kenneth W. Dean has been commissioned with the Fort Worth Police Department for 22 years. His command experience includes patrol, criminal investigations, major crimes, internal affairs, special operations and tactical command. He is currently over the Support Bureau.

He has a Bachelor’s of Management/Criminal Justice from Dallas Baptist University and is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA program at TCU. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officer’s Course and the FBI National Academy. Assistant Chief Dean has also served in the United States Army (active and reserves) for more than 18 years and is currently assigned as a Special Agent in the U.S. Army Criminal Investigative Division, U.S. Army Reserves. 

  Assistant Chief Daniel Garcia