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

    Wanted Northeast Man Attempts to Evade Arrest in Attic

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the Northeast Patrol and Northeast Tactical unit of the El Paso Police Department have arrested and charged 42-year old Christopher MENDEZ wit Evading Arrest Detention...

    Animal Control Officer Struck by Round that Ricocheted off Cement

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Mission Valley patrol were dispatched to assist Animal Control units at 1145 Tio Dink, just after midnight Thursday...

    Northeast Woman Charged with Abandon Endanger Child

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Departments Northeast Regional Command Center responded to a found child at 3:46 a.m., Thursday morning...

    Gang Unit Charge Three in NE Case

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Northeast Patrol responded to an Aggravated Assault/Home Invasion in progress call just at 2:00 a.m., Sunday, November 4th...

    UPDATE Gang Unit Charged Fourth in Investigation

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Gang unit while investigating this Assault case were led to the residence of a fourth individual, in the 9900 block of Ballistic...

    Westside Tactical and Lone Star Fugitive Task Force Arrest Two

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Westside Tactical Unit and U.S. Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force have arrested a wanted man after a Wednesday evening incident...

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