"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

    UPDATE NE Collision Claims Life

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigators have been informed that a passenger inside the 2008 Dodge Avenger has succumbed to her injuries sustained in this collision...

    Officers Responding to Narcotics Deal In Progress Seize Over 115 Pounds of Marijuana

    Police Department
    Officers from the El Paso Police Department’s Mission Valley Regional Command Center arrested and charged a man with Possession of Marijuana Saturday...

    DWI Driver was Traveling 86 Miles Per Hour in a Posted 35 Miles Per Hour Zone

    Police Department
    An Officer assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task arrested and charged a man Friday, January 13, 2017 in the 11600 block of Vista Del Sol for DWI and Possession of Marijuana...

    STI Responds to Serious Collision in NE El Paso

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigation (STI) unit responded to assist Northeast Patrol with a collision that resulted in serious injuries late Monday...

    El Paso Records First Fatal Collision

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigation (STI) unit is investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred on Friday, January 6, 2017...

    Update Two Die in Thursday Evening Fatal Northeast Collision

    Police Department
    Special Traffic investigators arrested the 22 –year old driver involved in the fatal crash last June that cost a young couple and their unborn child their lives.

    Murder on Canterbury

    Police Department
    Westside Regional Command officers responded to a shooting call at a residence at the 4200 block of Canterbury....

    Unified Traffic Enforcement Operation

    Police Department
    A unified traffic enforcement operation will take place on January 12th – 14th...

    Man Charged with Series of Motorcycle Thefts

    Police Department
    Detectives with the Auto Theft Task Force (ATTF) have charged a man with the thefts of 4 motorcycles and 1 trailer.

    January Traffic Focus of the Month is Distracted Driving

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Traffic unit and Safe Communities of the Special Services Division have issued their traffic focus for the month of January 2017...

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