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 Media Relations Unit.

Media Relations Unit Staff:

Sergeant Chris Neiman-Unit Supervisor
Officer Ken Forrest-Public Information Officer
Officer Bill Hummel-Public Information Officer

To reach a member of the Media Relations Unit call 720.432.5095 or email apdpio@auroragov.org.
To reach a Public Information Officer with the Traffic Section for information about traffic related incidents (crashes, traffic safety, photo red light) call 720.675.8915.

Colorado Open Records Act or Criminal Justice Records requests and inquiries should be sent via e-mail to municipalrecords@auroragov.org.

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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
Aurora Police Department Explorer Post 2024 is seeking highly motivated young men and women, ages 14-19 who are interested in exploring a career in law enforcement and giving back to their community.  Police Explorers are uniformed volunteers who perform
a variety of community relations work 

Explorers participate in community events by assisting the police department with traffic and crowd control. They assist at the three Police District Station Front Desks answering phones and providing information to the public. They participate in a variety of community service and outreach events. 

Explorers receive training in personal safety, crime scene investigations, hostage negotiations, domestic violence, ethics, traffic stops, community relations and other law enforcement subjects. 

Explorers who complete 8 hours of service or training for each month have the opportunity to ride with a patrol officer and experience first hand police operations in the field. Explorers participate in local, regional, and national conferences and competitions.  

Explorers who excel in the program are eligible to receive scholarship money for college, hold leadership positions in the post and receive Civil Service Preference Points when they apply to become an Aurora Police Officer.

The post is currently accepting applications until November 9th. Those who are accepted into the program will be required to attend the Police Explorer Academy which will start in January of 2017. Classes for the academy are held every Saturday for 12 weeks. 

The Explorers will be hosting a Recruiting Open House on Saturday, September 24th at 2:30 p.m. at the Aurora Central Library (14949 E. Alameda Parkway). 

For more information about the Explorer program visit www.auroraexplorers.com or call Police Recruiter Jennifer Krause at 303.326.8759. 

Sergeant Chris Amsler
Public Information Officer 
Media Relations Unit
720.432.5095
Posted by Guest  On Aug 23, 2016 at 2:29 PM
  
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