"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

    Suspect Wanted for Murder in California Arrested

    Police Department
    A suspect wanted for a gang related murder in Union City California was arrested yesterday by officers of the Gang Unit and by an element of SWAT...

    Update Single Vehicle Pedestrian Fatality

    Police Department
    Officers from the Special Traffic Investigations section of the El Paso Police Department (STI) release the name of the Pedestrian truck on April 30th...

    Teenager Dies After Being Ejected From Carnival Ride

    Police Department
    A 16 year old girl died after she was ejected from the Sizzler amusement ride at a carnival being held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church...

    Man Shot Outside of Bar

    Police Department
    The Gang unit is investigating the shooting of a 32 year old man that occurred in the parking lot of the Turnt Up Lounge early Sunday morning...

    Single Vehicle Pedestrian Fatality

    Police Department
    Officers from the Special Traffic Investigations section of the El Paso Police Department (STI) responded to assist Central Patrol with a vehicle pedestrian collision...

    Temporary Turn Lane Closure Onto WBAMC

    Police Department
    In response to significant traffic congestion on Alabama street, the left turn lane onto the William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) gate from the southbound lanes is being temporarily closed...

    Shooting on Escarpa

    Police Department
    Crimes Against Persons detectives responded on Wednesday night to 2800 Escarpa to assist patrol officers with the investigation of a shooting...

    Vehicle Theft Prevention Event

    Police Department
    With the rise in the Auto Theft numbers the Auto Theft Task Force of the El Paso Police Department along with the Central Regional Command and its Police Explorers have teamed up with Costco to provide a Vehicle Theft Prevention Event. .

    Three Arrested For Capital Murder of Missing Person

    Police Department
    On April 15, 2016 Detectives with the Crimes Against Persons Unit (CAP) arrested three individuals for the Capital Murder of Missing Person 19-year old Tristan Lee Mina...

    Officer Involved Shooting On Tierra Taos

    Police Department
    A 22- year old man was shot by officers who responded to an armed suicidal subject threatening to shoot the responding officers...

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