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CHIEF OATES LEAVES FOR FLORIDA: Finding a new police  chief could stretch into 2015

CHIEF OATES LEAVES FOR FLORIDA: Finding a new police chief could stretch into 2015

“Aurora is no longer in the category of Arvada, Lakewood or Centennial, we are in the category of Denver, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, Omaha, Honolulu,” Mayor Steve Hogan said. “If any of those other cities lost their police chief they would be looking for the best person they could find in the
country.”

Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates formally accepts job as Miami Beach chief

Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates formally accepts job as Miami Beach chief

AURORA | Police Chief Dan Oates has taken the job as the top cop in Miami Beach, Florida, and will take the helm there in June. Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine confirmed on his Twitter feed that the town council had …

QUIDNUNC: When it comes to Chief Oates critics, some never forget

QUIDNUNC: When it comes to Chief Oates critics, some never forget

You’d have to be high and paranoid to think that chummy little pre-meetings outside city council chambers among chummy weed-warriors is anything more than good friends looking for good times

Miami Beach officials say they're hiring Aurora police chief Dan Oates

Miami Beach officials say they’re hiring Aurora police chief Dan Oates

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan said the city will consider some current members of the department for Oates’ replacement, but the city will also undergo a national search

FALLOUT OF ERRONEOUS DNA PURGE: Time and persistence will reveal extent of improperly destroyed DNA evidence

FALLOUT OF ERRONEOUS DNA PURGE: Time and persistence will reveal extent of improperly destroyed DNA evidence

Aurora police Chief Dan Oates said last month that the department learned of the problem because when prosecutors hoping to file charges in a 2009 sex assault case sought the DNA evidence, they found out it had been destroyed.

PERRY: Duck, Aurora. City un-fires police officer Chris Falco

PERRY: Duck, Aurora. City un-fires police officer Chris Falco

So if you get the boot as a cop in Aurora, you have serious problems. Clearly, Falco has serious problems.