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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

    Update Murder on Nevada

    Police Department
    The offender wanted for the murder of Carlos Alberto Elias turned himself in late last night and was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility...

    Capital Murder on Zaragosa

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons is continuing the investigation into this morning’s homicide at the 7-11 at the 2100 block of Zaragosa....

    Police Investigate Tuesday Evening Fatal Collision

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit responded to assist Mission Valley Patrol with a fatal collision Tuesday evening...

    Murder on Nevada

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons is continuing the investigation into last night’s fatal stabbing on Nevada...

    Central Patrol Traffic Stop Yields Over 18 lbs of Kush and Over 17 lbs of THC Edibles

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Central Regional Command Center have arrested and charged three El Paso teens with Possession of Controlled Substance Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Over 2 grams <=400 grams, and Possession of Marijuana > 5 pounds <50 pounds, after a Tuesday morning traffic stop...

    5th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigations officers are continuing the investigation into the city’s fifth traffic fatality...

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