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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

    Crimes Against Persons Issues a Regional Silver Alert

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department's Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit is seeking assistance in locating 73 - year old Alicia Fierro...

    Man Wanted for Parole Violation Attempts to Run from Gang Unit

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Gang Suppression unit have arrested and charged an El Paso man with Evading Arrest and Detention after a Tuesday afternoon stop...

    Crimes Against Persons Investigating Morning Murder

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit continues to investigate a Wednesday morning Murder...

    El Paso Gang Officer Receives Highest State Award

    Police Department
    The Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA) recognizes a Peace Officer each year for his or her outstanding contributions in the efforts against gangs and organized crime...

    Westside Police Area Representatives Participating in 52nd Safety Town Program

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Westside Police Area Representatives (PAR) are participating in the Bassett Place, 52nd annual Safety Town...

    Man Attempts to Light Meth Pipe with Patrol Officers in the Next Traffic Lane

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Pebble Hills Regional Command Center arrested and charged a man with over 20 grams of methamphetamine, Friday afternoon...

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