Press Releases

  • Burglary of Vehicles Continue to Rise

    7/27/2017

    The El Paso Police Department continues to see an increase in the number of Burglary of Vehicles (BOV) in the Pebble Hills area and Westside of El Paso...

  • Man Charged with DWI

    7/27/2017

    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force have arrested and charged and man with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) 3rd or More after a Tuesday morning traffic stop...

  • Water Recovery Midway

    7/27/2017

    El PASO, Texas – At approximately 9:46 a.m. on Thursday July 27, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the river near Midway Dr. when U.S. Border Patrol agents called 9-1-1 after spotting a body in the water. The first unit arrived on the scene at 9:57 a.m. and was escorted to the river’s edge where the body was located. The Water Rescue team was immediately dispatched.

  • Two Charged After Family Fight

    7/26/2017

    Officers from the El Paso Police Department’s Central Patrol responded to an aggravated Family Fight call just after noon on Tuesday at a residence in the 900 block of Raynolds...

  • Police Investigate Fourteen Fatal Collisions Since June 16

    7/26/2017

    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit has responded to and investigated fourteen fatal collisions between 06/16 – 07/25/2017...

  • Department of Public Health Promotes Breastfeeding Month

    7/26/2017

    The WIC Program will be celebrating National Breastfeeding month with the following events: · Breastfeeding Awareness Month Proclamation - August 8 - Regular City Council Meeting · Big Latch On Event - August 5, 9 am-10:30 am - Bassett Center Mall · WIC Super Splash-a-thon at Grandview Spray Park - August 12, 9 am - 12 pm - 3100 Jefferson Avenue · Superpower Photo Booth Event in August at 12 WIC centers during normal hours of operation

  • Motorcycle Collision on Gateway West

    7/25/2017

    Investigators with the Special Traffic Investigations unit responded to the 9000 block of Gateway West to assist with the investigation of a motorcycle collision...

  • Flooding Safety Tips

    7/25/2017

    El PASO, Texas – In light of this weekend’s flash floods and numerous water rescues and recoveries, the El Paso Fire Department and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso would like to offer the public these water safety tips:

  • River Water Recoveries

    7/25/2017

    El PASO, Texas – Beginning at 2:34 a.m. on Tuesday July 25, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the Rio Grande River near Yarbrough when U.S. Border Patrol agents spotted a person in the river and called 9-1-1. The first unit arrived on the scene at 2:42 a.m. and the Water Rescue team was immediately dispatched to retrieve the body.

  • Fatal 33

    7/25/2017

    The El Paso Police Department Westside Patrol responded to a single vehicle fatal collision in the 5500 block of Montoya just after 1:00 a.m., Tuesday...