The Search for Aurora's Next Police Chief

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The city of Aurora is looking for its next Chief of Police, and the community's input in the search process is crucial to finding the right person to effectively lead the Aurora Police Department. The city hired a renowned recruitment firm to conduct a national search. The firm heard from Aurora residents, businesses and partners through an online survey and an in-person meeting about the expectations they have for this position, and the experiences and qualifications they'd like to see in candidates. This public input was used by the search firm to find the best candidates for the position, with the hopes of announcing a new chief of police this year.

If you have a question, please email communications@auroragov.org.




UPDATE, Oct. 4, 2022:

The city of Aurora will continue its search for a new police chief following a months-long recruitment process, and after city management, city council members, and community and business leaders met with two finalists during a three-day selection process. Check this page and AuroraGov.org for further information about public engagement opportunities going forward.

The city of Aurora is looking for its next Chief of Police, and the community's input in the search process is crucial to finding the right person to effectively lead the Aurora Police Department. The city hired a renowned recruitment firm to conduct a national search. The firm heard from Aurora residents, businesses and partners through an online survey and an in-person meeting about the expectations they have for this position, and the experiences and qualifications they'd like to see in candidates. This public input was used by the search firm to find the best candidates for the position, with the hopes of announcing a new chief of police this year.

If you have a question, please email communications@auroragov.org.




UPDATE, Oct. 4, 2022:

The city of Aurora will continue its search for a new police chief following a months-long recruitment process, and after city management, city council members, and community and business leaders met with two finalists during a three-day selection process. Check this page and AuroraGov.org for further information about public engagement opportunities going forward.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Following a national search for Aurora‚Äôs next police chief, the city is moving forward with two finalists: Scott Ebner, a retired lieutenant colonel and Deputy Superintendent of Administration for New Jersey State Police; and David Franklin, the chief of staff at the Albuquerque Police Department in Albuquerque, N.M. 

    The finalists are meeting with members of the public at an open meet-and-greet event the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 27, and recorded interviews with questions provided by the public. Learn more about the candidates and view the interviews at AuroraGov.org.

    As part of the selection process, the city is seeking public input on the finalists, their qualifications and their experiences. Please provide feedback on the candidates below, and this feedback will be provided to city management during the decision-making process. Thank you.

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