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"It is the mission of the El Paso Police Department to provide services with integrity and dedication, to preserve life, to enforce the law, and to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in the City of El Paso"

Core of Values

We respect life...
We hold the preservation of life as our sacred duty.
Our value of human life set our priorities.

We revere the truth...
We accept nothing less than truth, honesty
and integrity in our profession.

We enforce the law...
We recognize that our basic responsibility is
to enforce the law. Our role is to resolve problems
through the law, not to judge or punish.

We seek community partnership...
We view the people of our community as partners
who deserve our concern, care and attention. We are
committed to reducing the fear of crime in our
community, and we endeavor to do this by
creating partnerships in our neighborhoods.

We honor our police powers...

We understand that our police powers are
derived from the people we serve. We do not
tolerate the abuse of our police authority.

We conduct ourselves with dignity...

We recognize that our personal conduct, both
on and off duty, is inseparable from the professional
reputation of both the officer and the department.


Press Releases

    Woman Arrested for Giving Infant Hydrocodone

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Departments Crimes Against Children Unit conducted an investigation after receiving a report from Child Protective Services...

    Title 6 revisions

    Police Department
    Proposed revisions to the City of EL Paso's Title 6 (Transportation for hire) Ordinance Code will be submitted to city council for review...

    60th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigations (STI) officers are continuing the investigation of a fatal pedestrian traffic fatality that occurred early Saturday morning...

    Local Silver Alert

    Police Department
    On November 13, 2018 at approximately 3:40 p.m., the missing person walked out of the Target store, located within Bassett Mall, while her husband finished paying for merchandise...

    Couple arrested for possession of cocaine and unlawful carrying of a firearm

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Departments Westside Regional Command Tactical Section received information of drug trafficking occurring in a local hotel room.

    Theft Prevention-Vehicle Unattended

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force wants to remind the public that cold weather is around the corner...

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