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Aurora Cops say they’re set to OK new contract calling for raises for all officers

“Initially it was a little difficult,” Mark Finnin, president of the Aurora Police Association said. “But ultimately we were able to come together on a proposal that was the result of open discussion and dialogue between the city and us.”

Police standoff with gunman ends with arrest at northwest Aurora apartment

A four-hour standoff between an armed gunman and police at northwest Aurora apartment ended without injuries or shots fired after the suspect barricaded himself in an apartment at 1921 Clinton St.

City of Aurora being sued for mass detention during robbery search

City of Aurora being sued for mass detention during robbery search

Fourteen people filed the suit, which was filed May 16 in the Colorado District Court, against the city and its attorneys, saying the two-and-a-half hour detention near East Iliff Avenue and South Buckley Road was unconstitutional search and seizur

Annual report by police department highlights actions by officers, discusses complaints

The data was released last week in the department’s annual Awards, Commendations, Complaints and Discipline Report.

Police review board revises undercover rules for Aurora cops

Aurora police Division Chief Rob McGregor, who oversaw the review board, said it’s important that officers who are going undercover have extensive training before they do so.

LONG SOLO: Former music teacher gets 7-year sentence for robbery

Paetsch’s robbery of an Aurora Wells Fargo on June 2, 2012, gained national attention after Aurora police stopped at least 25 vehicles at an intersection and held them at gunpoint for almost an hour during their search for the robber.

Aurora cops offering bundles of joy

Aurora cops offering bundles of joy

Cops, Coats and Kids looking for cash, winter gear for kids who show up to school cold and out of options

Violinist robber cops plea and says family woes led him to don beekeeper mask and rob bank

Violinist robber cops plea and says family woes led him to don beekeeper mask and rob bank

“I don’t know, something broke in me,” Paetsch told a federal judge last week as he pleaded guilty to bank robbery and using a firearm during a crime.

No charges for suspect in Friday slaying

AURORA | A man detained after a standoff with police Friday near a home where a woman was killed is not being charged in connection with the slaying, police said. The man, whose name has not been released, was taken …

Aurora police puzzled over hit-and-run accident

AURORA | Aurora police are puzzled after a hit-and-run driver stopped to pick up a 14-year-old victim and took her to a convenience store where he dropped her off. Authorities say the girl was trying to cross a busy street …