"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

    NInth Line of Duty Death of the El Paso Police Department

    Police Department
    On Monday, June 13, 1921 Captain Phoenix was shot and killed while he and two other officers questioned two suspicious men...

    Eighth Line of Duty Death of the El Paso Police Department was Patrolman George Drake in 1918

    Police Department
    On Sunday September 22, 1918 Patrolman George Franklin Drake was killed after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspect who had just shot and wounded a detective...

    Murder on Suncrest

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons (CAP) detectives have obtained a warrant for Murder for a man after the body of his mother was discovered in her apartment...

    Two Charged with Aggravated Robbery

    Police Department
    Northeast Regional Command TAC officers arrested two offenders for robbing a 22 –year old man early Wednesday morning...

    Man Arrested After Burglarizing Eastside Home

    Police Department
    A 54 –year old man was arrested and charged with burglary of habitation after the home owner witnessed him fleeing the residence...

    Seventh Line of Duty Death of the El Paso Police Department was Patrolman Octaviano Perea in 1918

    Police Department
    On Friday, February 1, 1918 Patrolman Octaviano Perea and Deputy Tax Collector Johnny Garcia were shot and killed in a gun battle with a man who had just murdered a woman and her two infant children...

    DWI Driver Wanted in Pima County Arizona

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force arrested and charged a man with Driving While Intoxicated BAC >=0.15 early Thursday morning...

    Man Shot After Drawing Gun In Northeast Stop

    Police Department
    A front seat passenger of a vehicle stopped by Northeast Patrol officers is shot late Wednesday after exiting the vehicle with a handgun...

    Sixth Line of Duty Death for El Paso PD was Deputy Tax Collector Juan Garcia in 1918

    Police Department
    On Friday, February 1, 1918 Deputy Tax Collector Juan M. “Johnny” Garcia Jr., and Patrolman Octaviano Perea were shot and killed in a gun battle with a man who had just murdered a woman and her two infant children...

    Honoring the Fallen Memorial Trek Riders Event

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department along with the U.S. Border Patrol – El Paso Sector will host the “We Remember” Memorial Bicycle Trek Across Texas on Thursday, April 20, 2017...

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