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January 17, 2024

FBI El Paso Launches an Official Instagram Page (@fbi.elpaso)

FBI El Paso Launches an Official Instagram Page (@fbi.elpaso)

EL PASO, TX— The FBI El Paso Field Office has launched an Instagram account, @fbi.elpaso, as another tool to communicate with our West Texas communities. With the addition of this account, FBI El Paso will now have four social media accounts as a means of providing information to the public.  

"Embracing social media is vital for connecting with our community. As Special Agent in Charge of the FBI El Paso Field Office, John Morales emphasized the importance of expanding FBI El Paso Field Office's means of outreach with the community. With the addition of Instagram to our social media platforms, we, at the El Paso FBI aim to reach and engage with a wider audience, sharing insights into our work and proactively addressing public safety concerns."

The FBI launched its presence in social media in 2008. FBI El Paso launched its English X (formerly known as Twitter) account in 2011, it’s Spanish X account (@miFBIElPaso) in November of 2022, and it’s Facebook account (FBI-El Paso) in May of 2023. Currently, @FBIElPaso has approximately 28,800 followers, @miFBIElPaso has approximately 70 followers, and FBI-El Paso has approximately 550 followers.

FBI El Paso uses social media to post wanted fugitives’ photos, arrest and criminal charge information, safety tips and messages, community outreach efforts and events, and more.

If you believe you are a victim of or have information about a federal crime, you can submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov or call 1-800-CALL-FBI.

Please follow us on Instagram (@fbi.elpaso), Facebook (FBI-El Paso), X (formerly known as Twitter): @miFBIElPaso and @FBIElPaso!