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

    Police Investigate Lower Valley Murder

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Mission Valley Regional Command responded to a shooting at 9:17 p.m., Wednesday...

    DWI Driver Had Child in Vehicle

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department and charged 22-year old Brenda AVALOS with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) with Child Passenger < 15 years of age, after and early morning traffic stop...

    Aggravated Robbery Spree Ended

    Police Department
    A 27 –year old man has been arrested and charged with seven counts of Aggravated Robbery...

    Westside Tactical Charge Las Cruces Man with over Twenty Burglary of Vehicle Cases

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Westside Tactical Unit investigating numerous Burglary of Vehicle offenses that occurred on El Paso’s Westside have charged a Las Cruces, New Mexico man with twenty-one Burglary of Vehicle Cases...

    Man Stabbed in Early Morning Incident

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Pebble Hills Patrol responded to fight with weapons at 5:35 a.m., Wednesday at 1650 George Dieter...

    Man Fires Shotgun While Officers at Front Door

    Police Department
    Officers from the El Paso Police Department’s Mission Valley and Central Regional Command Centers responded to a man with a gun call at 5:26 a.m., Monday...

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