"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

    Three Vehicle Fatal Collision

    Police Department
    Special Traffic Investigators responded to I-10 East mile marker six to assist with the investigation of a three vehicle collision that resulted in the death of two persons...

    Woman Shoots Man after Argument

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TX: El Paso Police have arrested a woman for shooting her baby’s father after an argument ensued between the two of them...

    Crtically Injured Man Dies Two Men Charged

    Police Department
    An off-duty El Paso firefighter has been charged in the death of a 49- year old man in an incident that was recently featured on the Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week”...

    Report Suspicious Activity to El Paso Police Department by Texting Keyword POPE

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department is seeking the public’s help by reporting suspicious activity to the Department’s Tip411 line...

    Two Persons Attacked with a Knife at a House Party

    Police Department
    Two persons attending a house party sustained lacerations from a person or persons wielding a knife during a fight...

    Man Shot by Agent had Just Committed Murder

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TX: Man shot and killed by a United States Border Patrol Agent had just committed a murder and was attempting to car jack another victim at gun point...

    Man Shot by Agent had Just Committed Murder

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    Skyline Murder Suspect Booked

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TX: Three people have been extradited to El Paso from California and charged with various offenses related to a 2015 Murder investigation...

    Private Property Traffic Fatality

    Police Department
    Officers from the Special Traffic Investigators section (STI) responded to assist Officers from the Northeast Regional Command Center with a collision that involved a motor vehicle...

    El Paso Police Officers and Police Explorers Providing CPR Training

    Police Department
    El Paso Police officers and police explorers in conjunction with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine will participate in the Texas Two Step, by providing CPR training to the public...

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