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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.


-Crime Online & Phone Reporting-

Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we encourage everyone to limit public exposure and take advantage of online and phone crime reporting opportunities. 

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Press Releases

    Couple Arrested with Drugs and Stolen Property

    Police Department
    A couple spotted at a west side hotel parking lot were arrested after the man was seen inside a car reported as stolen...

    20th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigations was called Monday morning to assist Officers from the Northeast Regional Command Center with a vehicle collision involving life threatening injuries...

    19th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigations officers responded to Loop 375 E milepost 57 to investigate a fatal single vehicle collision...

    Police Modify Records Services

    Police Department
    Due to staffing adjustments necessary in response to the COVID-19 virus, locations and hours for requesting and receiving public records from the El Paso Police Department will be reduced...

    Police Implement Modifications in Response to COVID-19 Threat

    Police Department
    In an effort to address on-going concerns surrounding the presence of COVID-19 in the El Paso Police area, the El Paso Police Department is implementing modifications to our response protocols...

    Suspicious Death Investigation

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigation (STI) officers responded to the 1100 block of Yarbrough to investigate a crash...

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