"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

    Eleventh Line of Duty Death of El Paso Police Department was Special Officer Enrique Rivera in 1923

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    On Sunday, November 25, 1923 Special Officer Enrique Rivera was shot and killed while attempting to break up a disturbance at a local dance hall...

    15th Traffic Fatality

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    Special Traffic investigators responded to the 5600 block of Cortina to assist West side patrol with the investigation of a three vehicle collision...

    Tenth Line of Duty Death of the El Paso Police Department was Detective Frank Burns in 1923

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    On Thursday, April 12, 1923 El Paso Police Detective Frank Burns died of injuries he sustained after being shot two days earlier...

    Man Charged in Mission Valley Murder

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    The El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons (CAP) unit has arrested and charged a man after an early morning Murder...

    Crimes Against Persons Investigating a Tuesday Afternoon Bank Robbery

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    Investigators of the El Paso Police Department’s Crime Against Persons unit and the FBI are investigating a Bank Robbery that occurred at 3:12 p.m., Tuesday at the BBVA Compass Bank...

    DWI Surge Scheduled

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    The El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force will conduct a DWI Surge Friday, April 28, 2017...

    UPDATE Man Arrested in New Mexico For the Murder on Suncrest

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    Ninth Line of Duty Death of the El Paso Police Department was Captain Harry Phoenix in 1921

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    Seven Individuals Charged in Auto Business Scam

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    The El Paso Police Department’s Financial Crimes unit has arrested and charged seven individuals in an elaborate fraud scheme conducted by associates and former employees of Fox Toyota...

    NInth Line of Duty Death of the El Paso Police Department

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    On Monday, June 13, 1921 Captain Phoenix was shot and killed while he and two other officers questioned two suspicious men...

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