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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

    Theft Prevention-Vehicle Unattended

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force wants to remind the public that cold weather is around the corner...

    Officer Injured Attempting to Stop DWI Driver

    Police Department
    An officer was injured last night after a suspected DWI driver fled from the scene of a traffic stop and dragged the officer...

    Couple arrested for possession of cocaine and unlawful carrying of a firearm

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Departments Westside Regional Command Tactical Section received information of drug trafficking occurring in a local hotel room.


    Police Department
    A review of 2017 DWI statistical data reveals the months of November and December with the highest number of arrests for DWI in the city of El Paso...

    Man Dies After Breaking into a House

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives are continuing the investigation of a house break-in that cost a man his life...

    59th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations Unit responded to assist Pebble Hills patrol on a two vehicle collision that occurred at I-10 East Exit 34B...

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