"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

    Mission Valley Officers Charge Man with Two Burglary of Vehicles

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the Mission Valley Regional Command Center responded to a suspicious subject call early Tuesday morning, which resulted in the arrest of a 20-year old man for two Burglary of Vehicles...

    Police Take Four Juveniles in Custody for Six Business Burglaries in Central El Paso

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the Central Regional Command Center and Central Tactical unit have taken four Juvenile Males (16-year old, 2 – 15-year olds, 14-year old) into custody for six (6) Business Burglaries that have occurred in the downtown area since late August of 2016...

    December Traffic Focus of the Month is Pedestrian and Driver Safety

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Traffic unit and Safe Communities of the Special Services Division have issued their traffic focus for the month of December 2016...

    Additional Arrest in the Anthony Trejo Murder Case

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit has been notified that an additional individual wanted in the Murder case of Anthony Trejo has been arrested...

    Money Order and Check Scams

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department has received several cases regarding Money Order and Check Scams. The scam begins with the victim receiving a Money Order or a Check...

    Westside Tactical Officer Arrests Man While Conducting Investigation on Unrelated Case

    Police Department
    A Tactical Investigator assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Westside Regional Command Center has arrested and charged a 20-year old El Paso man for Theft and several outstanding warrants...

    Roadside Safety Tips

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department would like to share safety tips to keep yourself safe, should you, as a motorist find yourself stranded on a roadway...

    Traffic Stop Results in Woman Charged with Crack Cocaine

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Northeast Regional Command Center have arrested and charged a 58-year old El Paso woman with Possession of Controlled Substance (Crack Cocaine) after a Saturday evening traffic stop...

    Traffic Fatality 61

    Police Department
    Special Traffic investigators are investigating a collision that occurred on November 29, and has now become the 61st traffic fatality...

    BBVA Compass Bank Robbery

    Police Department
    A male walked into the Compass Bank today at approximately 1:55 p.m. and robbed an undisclosed amount of money...

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