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New video presentation helps residents learn about CCPD

Posted June 22, 2020 | Last updated June 23, 2020

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Chief Ed Kraus explains some of the programs funded by the CCPD.

Police Chief Ed Kraus explains the work of the Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) in a newly-posted video presentation.

The district provides revenue from a ½-cent sales tax dedicated to funding programs aimed at reducing and preventing crime in Fort Worth. The district was established in 1995 following high crime rates that occurred in the late 1980s. Since the district was created in 1995, the city’s population has grown by 93%. During that same period, the number of Part I crimes (murder, rape, aggravated assault, burglary, robbery, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson) per 100,000 residents has gone down by 63%.

The current term expires Sept. 30, 2020. The continuation election will be held July 14; early voting runs June 29-July 10.

If you have additional questions about the CCPD, email or call 817-392-4040. Leave a message and a staff member will respond.

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