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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

    Stabbing at Third and Oregon

    Police Department
    Gang Unit officers have concluded the investigation into the stabbing that occurred in the central area last night...

    Murder in Cincinnati Bar Area

    Police Department
    Detectives with the Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit are continuing the investigation into last night’s stabbing death at Stanton and Cincinnati...

    Road Rage- Shots Fired

    Police Department
    A road rage incident yesterday afternoon between the drivers of two vehicles led to gunshots fired and a stray round striking a residence...

    Oh Whata Night Fundraiser

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department invites you to join us for Oh! Whata Night Fundraiser to benefit the Pebble Hills Regional Command Junior Police Explorers program...

    Missing Person

    Police Department
    A 64 –year old woman went missing from her eastside home and has not been seen or heard from since late August...

    International Gang Awareness Day

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department Gang Unit joins with the West Texas Anti-Gang Center (TAG), the National Alliance of Gang Investigators (NAGIA) and the Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA) to remind the community that today is International Gang Awareness Day...

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