"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

    Man Arrested in Thursday Afternoon Attempted Murder

    Police Department
    A 33-year old El Paso man has been arrested and charged after a Thursday afternoon shooting...

    DWI Driver Was Speeding When Passing Marked DWI Task Force Officers Thursday Morning

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force have arrested and charged a Juarez man with DWI after he was speeding past them at 10:01 a.m., Thursday morning...

    Cold Case Homicide Investigator is Detective of the Year

    Police Department
    A Detective of the El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit has been named as the 2016 Officer of the Year by the El Paso Chapter, Military Order of the World Wars...

    Man Charged with Burglary of Vehicle on Westside

    Police Department
    Investigators assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Westside Regional Command have arrested and charged a man with Burglary of a Vehicle...

    Missing Man May Need Help

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    Missing Man May Need Help

    Police Department
    Detectives of the Central Regional Command Center are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 59 year old man that is missing...

    SWAT Call on Carousel

    Police Department
    A suspect was taken into custody by SWAT officers after about a 5 hour standoff at his apartment...

    Mug Shots Available of Two Arrested in Hotel Shooting

    Police Department
    The mug shots of Matthew ACEVEDO and Michael ESCARSEGA have been released...

    Aggravated Robbery-Unlawful Restraint

    Police Department
    The SWAT incident last night stemmed from an offense reported in April where the victim reported being robbed and held against his will...

    El Paso Police Officer Arrested in Central Texas

    Police Department
    An El Paso Police officer has been arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated...

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