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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Collaboration, awareness: Strategies of the Fort Worth Police Human Trafficking Unit

The Fort Worth Police Department Human Trafficking Unit, which transitioned from the major case unit in 2019, identifies and removes people being used by human traffickers. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

Ready to launch: Students create app to make meteorite gallery more inclusive

Students in the computer science capstone course designed an app to help visually impaired visitors navigate the Monnig Meteorite Gallery at TCU.
Downtown Fort Worth

How the Fort Worth Crisis Intervention Team handles mental health calls

Individuals suffering from untreated mental illness are 16 times more likely to be killed during a police encounter than other civilians, according to a study from the Treatment Advocacy Center. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

How the Fort Worth Mounted Patrol has protected the city for over a century

The Mounted Patrol has kept its mission — “no terrain too rough, no task too tough” — alive for over a century. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

The FWPD Vice Unit: Putting a stop to illegal organizations

The Fort Worth Police Department Vice Unit investigated crimes related to organized gambling operations, electronic file-sharing of child pornography, online solicitation of minors and prostitution-based escort services. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
Downtown Fort Worth

The city beat: Fort Worth, Texas

This is the first of an ongoing series of articles examining issues facing Fort Worth. The stories were reported and written by students in JOUR 30204. Working in teams, students explore issues through the Fault Lines of class, generation, geography, gender, sexual orientation and race.

Keeping Funky Town under control: What’s the Fort Worth Crime Control and Prevention District?

The CCPD was initially established in 1995 to combat local crime— record crime rates across the city in the late '80s and early '90s were the driving force of the CCPD — but over the last 25 years, it has become an integral part of city spending. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Water Lantern Festival tradition uplifts spirits

Lights filled the water and hearts of Fort Worth residents last weekend as many traveled to the city for a popular spring tradition.

Creating to cope: Local Ukrainian potters use their works to help their homeland, cope...

They watched from Flower Mound as major cities crumpled into ruins and millions of Ukrainians became refugees. They didn't just want to standby.

Joe Biden visits veterans in Fort Worth

Biden visited veterans in Fort Worth to discuss issues such as health problems caused by burn pits.
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