January 31, 2022 - Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Steve Reed today welcomed the Fort Wayne Police Department’s 66th recruit class. There are 40 recruits in total, 39 police recruits and one fire recruit. There are 35 men and 5 women.

Public safety is a top priority and continuing to attract and retain outstanding police personnel is imperative to ensure our residents and businesses are as safe as possible. We’re fortunate to live in a city that values and appreciates the work of law enforcement. The men and women of the FWPD give back each day to serve and protect all of us. We’re grateful for their collective service and dedication to providing excellent public safety services.