Aurora police

AURORA | Two young boys were seriously hurt in a crash Friday evening at East 17th Place and Interstate 225, Aurora police said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. when a man driving a red Jeep Cherokee ran a red light and was broadsided by a Ford F-150 pick up truck. Police said a 2-year-old […]

Uniforms and fire suits are on display at the Behind the Badge: Public Safety exhibit on Wednesday June 10, 2015 at Aurora History Museum.
Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel

AURORA | Eat your heart out, Roger Moore. From life-saving ash trays to early flame retardant suits that put the former James Bond’s “Moonraker” garb to shame, the newest exhibit at the Aurora History Museum highlights the evolution of Aurora, and those who have worked to protect it for over 100 years. But even with […]

An artist’s rendering of the exterior of the new City of Aurora Public Safety Training Center facility under construction in Aurora. Provided by Adolfson & Peterson Construction

The campus will serve as a joint-training facility for the city’s fire and police departments, which will allow the two units to train and operate together. It will also be close to Arapahoe County’s driving track and sheriff’s office for future collaborative training opportunities with other agencies.

AURORA | A man who went on a brazen crime spree last summer — assaulting a homeless man, breaking into four homes, stealing a car and biting a police officer’s neck in just four hours — has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Adam Nicklaus Lacer, 22, of Emporia, Kan., was sentenced to eight […]

AURORA | A fourth teenager was arrested Thursday, May 21, in connection with the slaying of a 19-year-old Aurora man last summer in the parking lot of an Aurora Taco Bell. Aurora police Sgt. Chris Amsler, a spokesman for the department, said the 15-year-old suspect was arrested early Thursday afternoon at a home in the […]

Nick Metz discusses his role as Aurora's new police chief after serving more than three decades with Seattle police, March 11 at the Aurora Police Department. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“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.