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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

    Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatality

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit were called to assist Northeast Patrol with a serious collision that involved a vehicle and a pedestrian...

    Multi-Vehicle Crash on Transmountain

    Police Department
    Officers responded to a 10 vehicle chain reaction crash that started on Loop 375 and ended on I-10 West...

    Social Media Continues to be Helpful in El Paso Police Recruiting Efforts

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Human Resources Division continues to see success using Social Media (Facebook and Twitter) to notify those interested in applying for positions as El Paso Police Officers...

    Press Release

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    Care Provider Arrested

    Police Department
    A home care provider was arrested for stealing from the elderly person she was supposed to be caring for...

    Man Dies After Breaking into Hotel Room

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives are conducting the investigation into the death of a man who died after he broke into a hotel room and fought the overnight guest...

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