Mission Statement

The mission of the El Paso Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of El Paso through partnerships with residents, businesses, schools, faith groups, community organizations, and other entities in a manner that promotes the preservation of life and property, assures the orderly movement of traffic, maintains peaceful public order, reduces fear, and provides for a safe and secure environment, while enforcing the law with respect for human dignity and treating all people fairly and in the manner that we would want ourselves to be treated. Our continued professional training and strict adherence to policy provides us with the tools to carry out our law enforcement responsibilities and mission. We are tasked with providing effective services to our community in a professional and ethical manner. All members of the El Paso Police Department are held to the highest standard by the citizens we serve. We are honored to serve to improve the public safety, and to preserve the peace and tranquility of our community.