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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.


-Online Crime Reporting-

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

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Press Releases

    Invasive Visual Recording Arrest

    Police Department
    The department’s Special Investigations Unit arrested an officer last night for the offense of Invasive Visual Recording...

    64th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigators received notification from the Medical Examiner’s Office of the passing of 88 –year old Shirley Ebbs who was involved in a motor vehicle collision on November 10th...

    On-line Reporting Made Easier

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department is happy to announce the launch of a new and improved website for on-line crime reporting...

    Six Arrested For Trespassing Onto Private Property on Mountain

    Police Department
    Six persons were arrested last night for trespassing on grounds near the star on the Franklin Mountain. The area is private property and monitored closely due a recent spate of vandalism to El Paso’s iconic star on the mountain...

    Murder on Copper

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons (CAP) detectives are continuing the investigation into the shooting of a husband and wife that occurred Saturday night at 3010 Copper...

    Man Charged with Cruelty after Beating Puppy

    Police Department
    Detectives with the El Paso Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Investigations Unit arrested 32 –year old Robert Ryan Washington on November 10th after an anonymous tip of animal cruelty was received by Animal Services...

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