Access Unlocked DFW Tuesday May 21, 2019 On Monday, Fort Worth City Manager announced the termination of Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald.
David Cooke stated a change in leadership was necessary, following a heated incident involving Fitzgerald which took place in Washington, D.C.
It has also been reported, Fitzgerald had the opportunity to resign and he did not.
Joel Fitzgerald’s attorney said, the termination was in retaliation to the former’s police chief meeting with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The meeting with the FBI is set for today, as Fitzgerald prepares to blow the whistle.