It is the mission of the El Paso Police Department to preserve life, to provide services with integrity and dedication, to enforce the law, and to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in the City of El Paso.
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For more information call 915-212-4319, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM.
DIAL 9-1-1 FOR EMERGENCIES OR CRIMES IN PROGRESSNON-EMERGENCY PHONE: (915) 832-4400
If you need to contact the department for any questions please call the El Paso Police Headquarters at(915) 212-4000911 N Raynor St, El Paso, TX 79903
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There are three ways you can report problems such as overgrown weeds, illegal dumping, and much more! Dial 3-1-1 on any phone, report or look up your case online, or use the EP311 app! Find out more including a detailed list of issues:
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For information on the Convenience Store Ordinance Registration see Online Services.
The EPPD app provides the community the ability to submit anonymous tips to our department. The app also displays agency crime alerts, online crime maps, and other organization web and social media content.
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The El Paso Police Department's history relates to and intertwines with more popular "old-west" history due to its over 120 year history. EPPD has been in existence since the late 1800’s and was formally “established” in 1884 led by rapidly-rotating city marshals. These marshals (most former Texas Rangers) were chosen for their ability to control the rough persons attracted to the "untamed" west. At that time El Paso was on the “edge” in the westward movement and violent.The newspaper stories of the late 1800’s were very colorful and often contained considerable exaggeration which makes it hard to tell fact from fiction. This exaggeration was intended for the benefit of the folks back east, those not adventurous enough to “tame the west”. Early in EPPD history, the city marshal was often the “worst of the worse”, due to the necessity of the city marshal having to always display a "rough" reputation so they would not be challenged by the “bad guys”. Notable/notorious wild west members were:
Throughout the years there have been notable events that lead to change within the EPPD with some of them listed below:
We honor our police powers, and do not tolerate the abuse of our police authority.
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