"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

    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...

    NY Times Best Selling Author Found Dead inside Downtown Hotel Room

    Police Department
    A renowned author and speaker was found dead inside a downtown hotel room on Friday night...

    Gang Unit Charge Three from New Mexico

    Police Department
    Officers from the El Paso Police Department’s Gang Unit have arrested and charged three Anthony, NM men...

    60th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Officers from the El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit responded to assist Northeast Patrol officers with a fatal traffic collision involving a pedestrian Sunday, December 4, 2016, at 2:36 a.m., in the 4800 block of Dyer St...

    House Fire Investigated by CAP and Fire Marshal

    Police Department
    Officers from the El Paso Police Department’s Central Regional Command Center responded to assist the El Paso Fire Department with a house fire Thursday afternoon in the 3100 block of Dyer...

    UPDATE Man Responsible for Shooting Arrested in North Carolina

    Police Department
    Detectives assigned the El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit have been notified that 25-year old Lynnard Deshawn BETHEA has been taken into custody...

    Man Steals Bicycle While Central Tac are Investigating an Unrelated Crime in Downtown Area

    Police Department
    Officers of the El Paso Police Department’s Central Regional Command Center’s Tactical unit have arrested and charged a mane with Theft Over $100 and Under $750 and Evading Arrest or Detention...

    DWI Driver Crashed into Freeway Construction Vehicle

    Police Department
    An Officer assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force responded to assist a Westside Patrol unit with a DWI Driver involved in a collision at 10:04 p.m., on Tuesday evening...

    Officers Added to Department

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department has added thirty-one (31) officers to their ranks after the graduation of the 120th academy class today...

    Sunday Morning Shooting on Hondo Pass

    Police Department
    Gang Unit investigators responded to assist Northeast patrol with the investigation of a shooting at the Chill Spot nightclub...

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