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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

    International Gang Awareness Day is Monday September 17th 2018

    Police Department
    Monday, September 17, 2018 has been designated by the National Alliance of Gang Investigators Association (NAGIA) as International Gang Awareness Day...

    El Paso Police Charge Man in Triple Murder

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Person (CAP) unit has arrested and charged 22 – year old Juan Frausto CAZARES with Capital Murder as a result of Friday evening triple murder...

    El Paso Police Officer Arrested and Charged With Injury to Child

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Children (CAC) unit has arrested and charged 5 – year veteran El Paso Police Officer, Carlos MENDEZ with Injury to Child/Intent Serious Bodily Injury...

    Beer Runner Charged with Four Counts of Theft

    Police Department
    A 31 –year old man has been charged with four counts of theft after a summer spree of stealing beer from convenience stores...

    Central Officers Charge Two with Guns-Marijuana-LSD-Hashish-Oxycodone-Cocaine and Hydrocodone

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Central Regional Command have arrested two El Paso men on several narcotic charges and one of the men was charged with Unlawful Carrying Weapon of 2 handguns...

    46th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit responded to assist Northeast Patrol with a with a single vehicle collision involving a death Wednesday evening...

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