According to the lawsuit, Oates told Murphy a few days after he testified that he would be demoted if he did not send out a department-wide email retracting his testimony
“Falco’s history establishes a pattern of conduct where, even after receiving substantial discipline for violations, Officer Falco repeatedly continues to disregard directives,” the commission wrote.
“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
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 chosen Oates on Wednesday afternoon. Oates has been the chief in Aurora since 2005. City […]
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
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
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.
So if you get the boot as a cop in Aurora, you have serious problems. Clearly, Falco has serious problems.