Nicholas "Nick" Metz
Chief of Police
Police dispatch, dial 303-627-3100
General Information: 303-739-6000
The Aurora Police Department is responsible for providing law enforcement services to a growing, urban/suburban community with unique and ever-changing needs. We strongly believe that the challenges facing the police department can only be addressed effectively by connecting with community leaders, school administrators, members of the business community, non-profit organizations, other government agencies, neighborhood groups and most importantly, individual citizens. It is through this spirit of partnership that we will continue to see further reductions in crime and we will enhance the quality of life for those who live, work and play in our city.
The Aurora Police Department currently employs 657 officers and 131 civilians.
Organizational Mission Statement
To make Aurora safer everyday.
Aurora will be the safest large city in America. We will accomplish this by:
Reducing crime and the fear of crime.
Partnering with the community to identify and solve problems.
Operating the department efficiently.
Aurora will be the safest large city in America by 2020.
Duty, Honor, Integrity.
The Aurora Police Department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency and meets the high standards of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)