The men and women of the Wichita Falls Police Department proudly celebrates Black History Month. We salute all the brave men and women that came before us for their actions that contributed to the advancement of our nation’s history.
We take this time to remember the service of two of Wichita Falls finest; Officers Jessie Mathis and Willard Boyd.
Officer Mathis was the first African-American Police Officer for the WFPD. He graduated from the 4th WFPD Police Academy in April 1958.
Officer Willard Boyd graduated from the 5th WFPD Police Academy in October 1958.
Join us as we remember both of these Officers for their fine service and sacrifice to this community.