"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

    Four Houston Men Charged in Jugging Case

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: Officers assigned to Tactical Units at the Pebble Hills Regional Command Center and Central Regional Command Centers arrested four Houston men Friday, May 1, 2015...

    Two People Shot Outside Central Bar

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: Two people are shot after an altercation breaks out in front of the Tres Mentiras Bar...

    Burglary Suspect Shot After Threatening Officers

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: A burglary suspect is shot after threatening officers...

    Multiple Vehicle Crash Leads to Death of Child

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: A child has died after being involved in a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 10 East last evening...

    Man Turns Himself in on Child Sexual Abuse Charges

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: The foster father wanted on sexual abuse charges has turned himself in to police...

    Westside Investigators Charge Substitute Teacher in Canutillo High Theft

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: Investigators assigned to the Westside Regional Command Center have arrested and charged a Substitute Teacher at Canutillo High School for Theft.,,

    Foster Parents Charged For Sexually Abusing Children

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Children unit has arrested and charged an El Paso woman for sexually abusing two children that were placed with her as foster children...

    Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: El Paso Police are investigating the death of an 18 year old El Pasoan after the car she is driving crashes into a light pole...

    El Paso Police and Allstate Insurance to Host Vehicle Theft Prevention Event

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: The El Paso Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force and Allstate Insurance are teaming up to provide a vehicle theft prevention event this Saturday...

    Pedestrian Involved In Sunday Collision Has Died

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: A pedestrian involved in an early Sunday, April 19th collision has died. Special Traffic Investigations (STI) unit has identified the pedestrian as 35-year old Andrew Carlisle of Fountain, CO...

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