Observe Marshal Appreciation Week, May 16-20 – Welcome to the City of Fort Worth

Published on May 13, 2022


Celebrate Marshal Appreciation Week, May 16-20, with a host of events and recognitions.

The Fort Worth Marshals Division is the enforcement arm of the Fort Worth Municipal Court. Currently, there are 42 deputy marshals assigned to the division.

Here is the schedule of activities for the week:

Monday, May 16

  • At noon, there will be a brief ceremony on the steps of the AD Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building, 1000 Throckmorton St. The North Side High School ROTC will present the colors, and Leo Saenz of the Latin Express Band https://www .facebook.com/Latin-Express-106031438133 will play the National Anthem for the event.

Tuesday, May 17

  • From 7:30-9 am, Crown Catering will sell Mexican-style breakfast from its food truck on 10th Street next to the AD Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building.
  • From 11 am to 1 pm, Crown Catering will serve Mexican dishes, burgers and milkshakes at the same location.
  • At 1 pm Marshal Appreciation Week will be observed at the City Council Work Session in Room 2020 of City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Thursday, May 19

  • From 7:30-9 am, Flores Home Cooking will serve Mexican-style breakfast from its food truck on 10th Street next to the AD Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building.
  • From 11 am to 1 pm, Funky Calavera Food and Flores Home Cooking will serve lunch. Heavens Cakes will sell homemade funnel cakes and crepes for dessert from its food truck on 10th Street next to the AD Marshall Public Safety and Courts Building.

About the City Marshals Division

The Marshal Division includes three sections: the Warrant Section, the Building Security Section and Lake Patrol:

  • The Warrant Division is the Municipal Court’s primary agency for apprehending fugitives from justice. In addition to fugitive apprehension, the Warrant Section is tasked with executing civil and criminal processes.
  • Deputy marshals assigned to the Building Security Section protect the Public Safety Building and City Hall by deploying the latest security techniques and devices to maintain security.
  • The Lake Patrol Section provides a safe boating environment for everyone using Lake Worth and is tasked with enforcing boating laws and regulations, public education and safety awareness.

dr Philip J. Swift serves as City Marshal for the Fort Worth Municipal Court. “The Deputy Marshals of the Fort Worth Marshal Division represent some of the finest law enforcement officers in the State of Texas,” Swift said about his team. “Their level of professionalism is only matched by their dedications to people and employees of Fort Worth.”

Watch a video in which Municipal Court Director William Rumuly sits down with City Marshal Philip Swift to chat about the Fort Worth City Marshals Office.

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