Thank you for considering a career in law enforcement with the El Paso Police Department. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close immediately after the limit of 500 applications have been received.  

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The following are the tentative dates for testing:

  • Written Examination: November 13,2017 - November 17, 2017
  • Job Simulation Examination: December 05, 2017 & December 11, 2017

"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

    DWI Driver Was Involved in Collision on Bridge of the Americas

    Police Department
    An Officer assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force responded to a two-vehicle collision at 3600 Paisano the Bridge of the Americas, Wednesday evening...

    K 9 Locates Man who Fled From Police

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Westside Regional Command Center responded to a Family Fight/Burglary call early Monday...

    74 Year Old Woman Robbed and Man Arrested by Central TAC

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Central Patrol officers responded to a Robbery Tuesday evening in the 1400 block of Dakota...

    Woman Arrested for Animal Cruelty

    Police Department
    A 30 –year old woman was arrested this afternoon by a Pebble Hills Regional Command warrant detail unit for outstanding criminal warrants for Cruelty to Non-livestock Animals...

    Mug Shot Released Man Charged with Cruelty to Animals

    Police Department
    A 29 – year old male was arrested this afternoon by Detectives of the Animal Cruelty Investigative Unit (ACIU)...

    Gang Unit Charges Felon with Possession of Firearm and Body Armor

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Gang unit has arrested 33-year-old Jacob DESANTIAGO and charged him with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Unlawful Possession of Metal or Body Armor by Felon and outstanding warrants...

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