Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Jimmie F. Chadwell


Date of Injury:
December 11, 1978

Date of Death:
December 11, 1978

Location of Incident:
3514 Ross Avenue

Smithfield Cemetery

Officer Jimmie F. Chadwell was assigned to the Fugitive Squad was shot and killed on December 11, 1978, while serving a misdemeanor arrest warrant at 3514 Ross. The suspect, Richard Urias, opened fire from inside a bathroom of the house. Officer Chadwell was struck in the head and was pronounced dead on arrival at a local hospital. A second officer was also wounded by gunfire.

The suspect, Richard Urias, died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.

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