Citizens on Patrol

HISTORY

On October 15, 1991, 105 persons representing eleven neighborhoods attended a twelve-hour training session at the Fort Worth Police Academy. The training was conducted for three hours per night over a four-night period covering legal liabilities, patrol procedures, communications, and the penal code.



No one anticipated how successful the Citizens on Patrol Program would be. The program has been credited with being a primary factor in decreases in Part I Crimes especially those of theft, burglary, and auto theft. It also has served as a catalyst in strengthening neighborhoods, and remains in an expansion mode.



Advanced training has been instituted at the Field Operations Divisions and the department has an annual recognition luncheon for all COPS members and their families. Finally, they have provided general support services to the neighbors in the area to which they are assigned, ranging from trash pick-ups to encouragement of persons to move into their area.



TODAY



Now, with over 730 members, the Citizens on Patrol Program is making a positive impact on Fort Worth's quality of life.  Members help to deter crime by patrolling in their cars, on bicycles, and on foot patrol. 



In 2013, Citizens on Patrol members helped to start the Code Blue at the School Program.  Volunteers would help keep our Fort Worth elementary schools safe by patrolling around the outside of campuses.  



JOIN CITIZENS ON PATROL



If you are interested in joining a Citizen on Patrol group, please call the coordinator for your patrol division:



North Division - Brenda Fitts - (817) 392-3542, Brenda.Fitts@FortWorthTexas.gov



4651 North Main Street, Ft Worth, TX  76106





West Division - Gerald Huck- (817) 392-4706 , Gerald.Huck@FortWorthTexas.gov

3525 Marquita Street, Ft. Worth, TX 76116





South Division - Warner Filley - (817) 392-3418, Warner.Filley@FortWorthTexas.gov

3128 W. Bolt, Ft. Worth, TX  76110





East Division - Freddie Holcomb- (817) 392-4846, Freddie.Holcomb@FortWorthTexas.gov



5650 E. Lancaster, Ft. Worth, TX  76112





Central Division - Calvin Clayton - (817) 392-3973, Calvin.Clayton@FortWorthTexas.gov



501 Jones Street, Ft. Worth, TX  7610





Please contact your patrol division coordinator to enroll in the next 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Volunteer Opportunities

C.A.P.A.
Citizens on Patrol



Citizen on Patrol Application
Citizen on Patrol Application