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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

    CAP Charges Man Recovers Shotgun in NE SWAT Call

    Police Department
    El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit has charged 31-year old John Wesley EIVINS as a result of the investigation into yesterdays “shots fired” call in Northeast El Paso...

    Two Arrested After SWAT Responds to Northeast El Paso on Shots Fired Call

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Northeast Patrol responded to a “shots fired” call at 3:25 A.M., Wednesday morning at a residence in the 7500 block of Howard...

    Pedestrian Fatality on Rushing

    Police Department
    Officers with the Special Traffic Investigations unit responded to the 10700 block of Rushing to assist with the investigation of a pedestrian traffic fatality...

    SVU Charge Two after Stealing Elderly Victims Wallet and Racking up Thousands of Dollars in Charges

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) has arrested and charged a Caregiver and her Mother, following a 5-month investigation of Credit Card Abuse and Theft...

    UPDATE NE Tactical Arrest and Charge Fourth Man in Mesquite Hills Neighborhood Vehicle Burglary

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Northeast Tactical Unit has arrested a fourth man in the on-going investigation of Burglary of Vehicle cases in the Mesquite Hills Neighborhood of Northeast El Paso...

    Three Hit by Vehicle - Shots Fired

    Police Department
    Gang Investigators are continuing the investigation into a house party that ended with three men being struck by a car....

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