Thank you for considering a career in law enforcement with the El Paso Police Department. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close immediately after the limit of 500 applications have been received.  

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The following are the tentative dates for testing:

  • Written Examination: November 13,2017 - November 17, 2017
  • Job Simulation Examination: December 05, 2017 & December 11, 2017

"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

    Weapon Found at School was Stolen

    Police Department
    Officers from El Paso Police Department’s Mission Valley patrol responded to assist an off-duty School Based Law Enforcement Officer with a recovered handgun...

    Two Arrested in October Murder

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons unit arrested and charged 18-year old Daniel Raul TORRES and 20-year old Victor Alexander VALERIO with the Murder of 17-year old Juan Manuel Cervantes late Wednesday...

    Traffic Stop by Gang Unit Results in Stolen Handgun and Methamphetamine Recovered

    Police Department
    Officers assigned to the El Paso Police Department’s Gang Suppression unit have arrested and charged 39-year old Tommy SMITH with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Possession of Controlled Substance (Meth), and Theft of Firearm after an afternoon traffic stop...

    Student Arrested Gun Found in Vehicle

    Police Department
    A Del Valle High School student has been arrested and charged with Unlawful Carrying Weapons Prohibited Places Thursday morning...

    Police Seek Publics Assistance in Locating Missing Woman

    Police Department
    EL PASO, TEXAS: The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Person’s unit is assisting Colorado authorities in locating a missing woman and we are asking for the public’s help in finding her...

    STI Investigates Fatal Collision

    Police Department
    The El Paso Police Department’s Special Traffic Investigations unit responded to assist Central Patrol officers with a four-vehicle collision late Tuesday...

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