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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

    DWI Driver with Previous Convictions Collides Fire Pumper Unit

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Driving While Intoxicated Task Force (DWITF) has arrested a man for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) 3rd or More, after he struck an El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) Pumper unit...

    On-line Dating Sites and Sexual Assaults

    Police Department
    There is an 11% increase citywide in reported sexual assaults over this time last year with many cases attributed to online dating sites... .

    Murder on Tarascas

    Police Department
    A 24 –year old man was charged with Murder after a shooting early Monday morning that resulted in the death one man.

    Update Murder on Pendale

    Police Department
    On Friday afternoon, August 10, Detectives of the Crimes Against Persons unit arrested 24 –year old Christopher Jorge Ramirez and charged him with the murder of 41- year old Saul Hernandez...

    37th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit responded to assist Northeast Patrol with a fatal collision at 10900 Martin Luther King (MLK) just before 11 P.M...

    Crimes Against Persons Continues Investigation UPDATE

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit has identified the male located and recovered from the canal at 100 Pendale, Monday, August 6, 2018...

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