Thank you for considering a career in law enforcement with the El Paso Police Department. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close immediately after the limit of 500 applications have been received.  

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The following are the tentative dates for testing:

  • Written Examination: November 13,2017 - November 17, 2017
  • Job Simulation Examination: December 05, 2017 & December 11, 2017

"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

    Roommate Charged with Murder

    Police Department
    Officers from the Pebble Hills Regional Command Center responded to the 10500 block of Shannon Place in reference to a shooting...

    Man Charged with Manslaughter

    Police Department
    On February 20th Officers from the Mission Valley Command responded to the 7100 block of Dale Road on a shooting...

    EPPD and Texas DPS Announce Joint Citizen Academy

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department (EPPD) in conjunction with The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), is now accepting applications for the next Citizen’s Academy, which begins March 20, 2018...

    Man Shot on Vancouver

    Police Department
    Officers responded to a shooting call last night at the 5500 block of Vancouver where a man was found shot...

    Sisters Arrested for Animal Abuse

    Police Department
    Two sisters were charged with Cruelty to Animals after they failed to comply with Animal Services recommendations for the adequate care of their four dogs...

    Two More Arrested in Financial Crimes Continuing Mail Theft Investigation Case

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department has arrested two additional El Paso men in the on-going Mail Theft Ring case...

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