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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 …

Aurora schools locked down after bank robbery

AURORA | Several Aurora schools were placed on lockdown after the armed robbery of an Aurora bank. Police said Monday they are looking for two men who fled with an undetermined amount of cash after robbing a US Bank branch …

Music teacher reaches plea in bank robbery

AURORA | A former music teacher arrested on bank robbery charges last summer after a bizarre traffic stop in Aurora has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, according to court records. Christian Paetsch’s lawyer filed a motion in federal court early …

Coroner rules man’s death a homicide

AURORA | A man found dead Saturday night was shot to death, according to the Arapahoe County coroner. Carlos Lamont Muse, 38, was found dead around 11:15 p.m. Saturday in the 10300 block of East Jewell Avenue, Aurora police and …