Aurora Police News
The Aurora Police News Blog was created in 2016 as a new way to share news and information from the Aurora Police Department with the community we serve. It is maintained by the staff of the Public Affairs Unit.

Public Affairs Unit Staff:

Sergeant Faith Goodrich - Commanding Officer
Agent Matthew Longshore - Public Information Officer 

To reach a member of the Public Affairs Unit call 720.432.5095 or email [email protected]. If you are a member of the public and you have a question, general request, comment or concern, please email [email protected]

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The men and women of the Aurora Police Department are committed to making a Aurora a safer place everyday.

DISCLAIMER: Information is subject to change as case investigations proceed. Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged. All arrestees are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 

Recent Posts
This afternoon, Chief of Police Vanessa Wilson terminated the employment of Officer Douglas Wilkinson.

Following an outside investigation conducted by the City’s Human Resources Department, Chief Wilson sustained Mr. Wilkinson for violation of the City of Aurora's Anti-Harassment Policy and the Aurora Police Department's Directive regarding Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Harassment . 

The investigation was opened following an email sent by Mr. Wilkinson to approximately 235 members of the department on November 16, 2021.  Five employees came forward making a complaint about the contents of this email. 

Mr. Wilkinson was hired in 2002 and prior to being placed on Administrative Leave he was assigned to District 3 Patrol.   

Disciplinary Order

Lieutenant Chris Amsler-PIO
Commanding Officer
Media Relations Unit
Posted by [email protected]  On Feb 03, 2022 at 4:14 PM
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