“I feel incredibly confident that the team I have assembled will do what’s right for the women and men of the Aurora Police Department, and just as important, for the people of Aurora,” Metz said in a statement announcing the moves.
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“I don’t think the protests in Aurora or nationwide are driving our process,” said city Councilman Brad Pierce, a member of the public safety committee. “We’ve been talking about doing this for months now.”
“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.”
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.
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
The data was released last week in the department’s annual Awards, Commendations, Complaints and Discipline Report.
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.
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.