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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

    Update Shooting on Sierra Vista

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives were notified by the medical examiner’s office that Garcia died from his injuries last night...

    Shooting on Sierra Vista

    Police Department
    EL PASO, Texas – Northeast Regional Command officers responded to a shooting call this morning at 4739 Sierra Vista and found 51- year old Juan Manuel Garcia suffering from a gunshot wound...

    Former St Joseph Catholic School Principal and Assistant Principal Arrested

    Police Department
    Two Brothers of the Poor of St. Francis, former principal and assistant principal at St. Joseph Catholic School, have been charged with Misapplication of Fiduciary Property and Theft...

    Missing Person Endangered

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives need assistance in locating a missing elderly woman...

    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...

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