"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

    Man Stabbed at Union Plaza Dies of Injuries

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives are investigating the death of a 19 year old man that was stabbed at Union Plaza...

    Three Children Perish in Fire

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives along with EPFD Fire Investigations are conducting a joint investigation into the deaths of three children in a house fire...

    Update Two Charged with Murder After SWAT Raids Home

    Police Department
    A third man has been arrested and charged with Murder in the death of 33-year old Anthony Trejo...

    UPDATE Missing 21 Year Old Female LOCATED

    Police Department
    The Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit has located missing 21-yer old Karen Paola Castillo, AKA Dora...

    Update Police Investigate Northeast Murder

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons have arrested a man for the Murder of 30-year old Frank Christopher Hernandez...

    50th Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Investigators assigned to the Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit responded to assist Pebble Hills Patrol with a serious traffic collision just before 9:00 p.m., Thursday...

    STI Investigating Serious Motorcycle Collision

    Police Department
    Investigators assigned to the Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit responded to assist Pebble Hills Patrol with a serious traffic collision just after 2 a.m., Friday...

    UPDATE Man Arrested in NE Shooting at IDK Bar

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Gang unit and U.S. Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force have located and arrested 18-year old Pedro Alfonso BARRAZA for the shooting that occurred Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the IDK Bar at 10110 McCombs...

    Police Investigate Northeast Murder

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Northeast Regional Command Center responded to a “shots fired” call at an apartment complex located at 4501 Lawrence just before 2:00 a.m., Wednesday...

    Over 600 Pounds of Marijuana Seized

    Police Department
    Members of the West Texas H.I.D.T.A/Source City Metro Narcotics Task Force have arrested and charged two men for Possession of Marijuana, seized 622 pounds of Marijuana and $17,890.00 dollars in suspected narcotics proceeds...

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