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Police Dispatch: 303.627.3100
General Information: 303.739.6000Aurora Police Seal: Community Commitment

Established in 1907, the Aurora Police Department is responsible for providing law enforcement services to a growing, urban/suburban community with unique and ever-changing needs. We strongly believe that the challenges facing the police department can only be addressed effectively by connecting with community leaders, school administrators, members of the business community, non-profit organizations, other government agencies, neighborhood groups and most importantly, individual residents. It is through this spirit of partnership that we will continue to see further reductions in crime and we will enhance the quality of life for those who live, work and play in our city.

The Aurora Police Department currently employs 748 officers and 181 professional staff employees.


Organizational Mission Statement:

Partnering with our community to make Aurora safer everyday.


The Aurora Police Department will continually evolve into an innovative agency by:
- Building trust and legitimacy through equitable, transparent and effective policing.
- Engaging with and giving a voice to our diverse community.
- Serving with dignity and respect for all.
- Valuing our employees and their health and wellness.
- Being accountable to our department and community

Organizational Goals:

1. Reduce crime and perception of crime.
2. Utilize best practices for policing.
3. Train officers to understand the needs of our community and equip them with tools to respond appropriately and effectively.
4. Advance positive perception of the department within the community.
5. Improve employee retention and engagement.
6. Enhance transparency and accessibility to department records.
7. Increase community involvement in police processes.

Core Values:

Duty, Honor, Integrity and Accountability.

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