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Aurora Police taking back unwanted prescription drugs on October 24 at APD Headquarters Aurora Police taking back unwanted prescription drugs on October 24 at APD Headquarters
October 20th, 2020 - Do you have old unused prescription drugs laying around in your home? Drop them off this Saturday at the Aurora Police Department during the National Drug Take Back Event. On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Aurora Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Aurora Police Headquarters at 1200 East Indian Trail in Aurora. (We cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Aurora Police arrest and charge two men with attempted murder and armed robbery Aurora Police arrest and charge two men with attempted murder and armed robbery
October 19th, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged two men as a result of an extensive investigation into a shooting incident that occurred on October 3rd on the city’s southeast side.
APD Cadets go undercover to see if businesses are selling liquor and tobacco to minors APD Cadets go undercover to see if businesses are selling liquor and tobacco to minors
October 2nd, 2020 - In an effort to stop sale of liquor and tobacco to minors, Aurora Police Department’s Cadets went undercover in an operation with investigators from the Aurora Police Department’s Special Operations Group to conduct compliance checks across the city.
Aurora Police investigating apparent murder-suicide Aurora Police investigating apparent murder-suicide
September 28, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide on the city’s east side Monday evening.
Aggressive dog charges at Aurora Police officers during investigation Aggressive dog charges at Aurora Police officers during investigation
September 20th, 2020 - A large aggressive dog charged at Aurora Police officers while they were investigating a domestic violence call on Sunday afternoon, resulting in an officer firing shots at the dog and killing it.
Aurora Police investigating death of a man after video appears to show him jumping from building Aurora Police investigating death of a man after video appears to show him jumping from building
The Aurora Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a man was discovered in the street on Saturday morning.
Aurora Police Statement regarding online video that appears to resemble Timmothy Pitzen Aurora Police Statement regarding online video that appears to resemble Timmothy Pitzen
August 14th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department's Investigations Division has received numerous telephone calls and social media messages regarding an online video that appears to resemble missing boy Timmothy Pitzen. The video, posted on YouTube, shows a boy in front of colored backdrop singing along to the song Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
Aurora Police investigating fatal accident on city's west side Aurora Police investigating fatal accident on city's west side
July 27th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is continuing its investigation into a fatal accident that occurred on July 24, 2020, on the city’s west side.
Unemployment Debit Card Scam Alert Unemployment Debit Card Scam Alert
July 23rd, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department has received multiple reports from Aurora residents who have received a debit card for unemployment claims they did not file. Most of these reports involve a debit card issued to the victim from KeyBank via the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES).
Fake Check Scam Alert Fake Check Scam Alert
July 21st, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is issuing a scam alert regarding subjects using fake checks to purchase items offered for sale using the various online sales applications (OfferUp, Craigslist, Marketplace).
Teen on motorized bike struck by vehicle Teen on motorized bike struck by vehicle
July 16th, 2020 - A teenager is in critical condition after he was stuck by a vehicle on the city’s east side, late Thursday morning.
Aurora Police Statement: Downtown bank robbery Aurora Police Statement: Downtown bank robbery
July 15th, 2020 - Just after 3:30 p.m., the Aurora Police Department responded to the Fifth Third Bank, at Downer and Broadway, for reports of a robbery that just occurred.
Update: Man killed after being struck by two vehicles in hit and run crash on city's east side Update: Man killed after being struck by two vehicles in hit and run crash on city's east side
July 9th, 2020 - UPDATE: The man has been identified as 55-year-old Tracy Holland of the 1000 block of Pheasant Run Lane.
Man killed after being struck by two vehicles in hit and run crash on city's east side Man killed after being struck by two vehicles in hit and run crash on city's east side
July 8th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating after a man was killed after being struck by two vehicles on the city’s east side.
Update: Man dies from Sunday morning shooting on city's east side Update: Man dies from Sunday morning shooting on city's east side
July 6th, 2020 - UPDATE: 26-year-old Michea Figgures, of the 0-100 block of Westgate Drive in Aurora, has died as a result of his injuries from Sunday morning’s shooting.
Aurora Police investigating three shot on city's east side Aurora Police investigating three shot on city's east side
July 5th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating a shooting on the city’s east side that sent three people to the hospital early Sunday morning.
Man arrested after ignoring numerous requests to stop blocking street Man arrested after ignoring numerous requests to stop blocking street
July 3rd, 2020 - On Friday evening, a peaceful protest was being held at Millennium Park in downtown Aurora. Just before 7:45 p.m., a group of approximately 20 people started marching from the park eastbound on East Galena Blvd from North Stolp Ave.
Chicago media report incorrectly identifies Aurora (IL) Police Department in story about Colorado Chicago media report incorrectly identifies Aurora (IL) Police Department in story about Colorado
July 3, 2020 - On Friday evening, a media report from NBC 5 in Chicago incorrectly identified Chief Kristen Ziman and the Aurora Illinois Police Department in a situation involving the Aurora Colorado Police Department.
Aurora Police arrest and charge man for sexually abusing two children Aurora Police arrest and charge man for sexually abusing two children
June 26th, 2020 - Aurora Police detectives have arrested and charged a 47-year-old man accused of sexually abusing two adolescent family members over a thirteen-year period.
Aurora Police Crisis Negotiation Team brings peaceful ending to hours-long standoff Aurora Police Crisis Negotiation Team brings peaceful ending to hours-long standoff
June 25th, 2020 - Aurora Police’s Crisis Negotiation Team brought a peaceful ending to an hours-long standoff on the city’s east side Wednesday morning.
Community Alert: Battery Incidents around Phillips Park Community Alert: Battery Incidents around Phillips Park
June 22nd, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is alerting the community about two recent battery incidents in the area of Phillips Park in Aurora. In both incidents, the male offender was riding a bicycle when he approached a female jogger and slapped them on their buttocks as they were running. The offender then fled the area on his bicycle.
Aurora Police release dash camera video and narrative after traffic stop leads to two arrests Aurora Police release dash camera video and narrative after traffic stop leads to two arrests
June 14, 2020 - Over the past 24 hours, a 2 minute and 38 second video has been widely posted on social media of an Aurora Police traffic stop that occurred on Saturday, June 13th on the city’s east side. The video posted on social media only shows a short portion of the traffic stop and doesn’t provide any information about what happened. Unfortunately, people have rushed to judge the incident without having all the facts. In an effort to tell the entire story, the Aurora Police Department is releasing a narrative of the incident and the dash camera video of what happened.
A Letter to the Community from Chief Kristen Ziman A Letter to the Community from Chief Kristen Ziman
June 11, 2020 - A message to the Aurora Community from Chief Kristen Ziman: Since the incident in Minneapolis, I have received many emails, inbox messages, and phone calls from the community members and organizations asking questions about our policies and procedures. The questions and demands that I have received are centered around the use of force, training, and discipline -- among other topics. Last night we released an infographic to be transparent and let everyone know in the community know where we stand as a department. But, we still have more work to do.
Aurora Police: Where We Stand Aurora Police: Where We Stand
June 10th, 2020 - Right now is a pivotal moment in our history. In light of the current nationwide discussion on police department policies, we wanted to share our department's current philosophy and policies.
Message from Chief Kristen Ziman on the Death of George Floyd Message from Chief Kristen Ziman on the Death of George Floyd
May 29, 2020 - A message to the community from Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Sandwich woman charged in shooting Sandwich woman charged in shooting
May 26th, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a woman in connection to a shooting on the city’s east side late Sunday night.
Aurora Police investigating man shot on city's west side Aurora Police investigating man shot on city's west side
May 21, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital on the city’s west side late Wednesday afternoon.
Aurora Police arrest two men after they set fire to vehicle on city's near west side Aurora Police arrest two men after they set fire to vehicle on city's near west side
May 19, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged two men after they set fire to a vehicle on the city’s near west side early Monday morning.
Woman claiming to be infected with COVID-19 arrested for spitting in nurse's face Woman claiming to be infected with COVID-19 arrested for spitting in nurse's face
May 15, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a woman after she spat in a nurse’s face at an Aurora hospital while claiming to be infected with COVID-19.
Aurora Police arrest and charge man after he sets fire to home on city's near west side Aurora Police arrest and charge man after he sets fire to home on city's near west side
May 15, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a man after he barricaded himself inside a home and lit it on fire on the city’s near west side Wednesday morning.
Aurora Police investigating man shot and killed on city’s west side Aurora Police investigating man shot and killed on city’s west side
May 12th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead on the city’s west side Tuesday afternoon.
Drug investigation leads to two arrests and seizure of illegal drugs Drug investigation leads to two arrests and seizure of illegal drugs
May 11th, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested two people and seized illegal drugs from inside a home on Aurora's near east side late Sunday night.
18-year-old Aurora man charged in multiple attacks on women 18-year-old Aurora man charged in multiple attacks on women
May 5th, 2020 - An 18-year-old Aurora man has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies in connection to at least four attacks on different women in Aurora over the past month.
Aurora Police investigating homicide on city's far southeast side Aurora Police investigating homicide on city's far southeast side
May 3, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead on the city’s far southeast side early Sunday morning.
Aurora Police arrest and charge man after he fired a shot at a passing vehicle Aurora Police arrest and charge man after he fired a shot at a passing vehicle
April 16, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a man after he fired a shot at a passing vehicle on Monday.
Aurora Police track down and arrest drag racer after reckless driving on city streets Aurora Police track down and arrest drag racer after reckless driving on city streets
April 14, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a man after receiving numerous reports of extremely dangerous drag racing around the city Friday evening.
Man arrested for damaging Aurora Police jail cell while in custody Man arrested for damaging Aurora Police jail cell while in custody
April 4, 2020 - Aurora Police have charged a 21-year with two felony counts of Criminal Damage after he damaged an Aurora Police Department jail cell while in custody.
Man arrested for firing shots in a residential area and then threatening a store customer with gun Man arrested for firing shots in a residential area and then threatening a store customer with gun
April 3, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old man with multiple felonies after he discharged a firearm in a residential area and then threatened a convenience store customer with a gun in Aurora.
Aurora man charged with 17 felony counts of sexual assault for multiple cases between 1997 and 2003 Aurora man charged with 17 felony counts of sexual assault for multiple cases between 1997 and 2003
April 1, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a 57-year-old man with 17 felony counts of sexual assault for multiple cases involving two children between 1997 and 2003.
Aurora Mayor, Police Chief Test Positive for COVID-19 Aurora Mayor, Police Chief Test Positive for COVID-19
Friday, March 27, 2020 - The Kane County Health Department confirmed today the positive COVID-19 test results for Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin and Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman.
Man arrested after firing shots at Aurora Police squad car Man arrested after firing shots at Aurora Police squad car
March 23, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a man with multiple felonies after he fired shots at an Aurora Police squad car Thursday evening.
APD arrests teenager in connection to November shooting death of 15-year-old Jasmine Noble APD arrests teenager in connection to November shooting death of 15-year-old Jasmine Noble
March 13, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a teenager in connection to the shooting death of 15-year-old Jasmine Noble in November.
16-year-old arrested and charged with murder in connection to fatal shooting 16-year-old arrested and charged with murder in connection to fatal shooting
February 24, 2020 - Aurora Police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old male teenager with murder in connection to a fatal shooting on Aurora’s southeast side in early February.
APD recovers guns and numerous rounds of ammunition after search of home on city’s east side APD recovers guns and numerous rounds of ammunition after search of home on city’s east side
February 21, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department’s Special Operations Group has recovered three guns, numerous rounds of ammunition and an airsoft pistol during a search of a home on the city’s east side.
APD arrest and charge two people with multiple felonies in connection to shooting on Tuesday APD arrest and charge two people with multiple felonies in connection to shooting on Tuesday
February 21, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department has arrested and charged two people and taken an illegal gun off the streets in connection to a shooting and pursuit on the city’s near east side that left a 16-year-old suffering from life-threatening injuries on Tuesday afternoon.
Charges filed in shooting, pursuit and crash which resulted in a fatality near the Fox Valley Mall Charges filed in shooting, pursuit and crash which resulted in a fatality near the Fox Valley Mall
February 20th, 2019 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating after a vehicle wanted in a shooting Wednesday afternoon led officers on a pursuit and eventually crashed into multiple other vehicles near the Fox Valley Mall.
Vehicle involved in shooting leads officers on a pursuit that ends in crash near Fox Valley Mall Vehicle involved in shooting leads officers on a pursuit that ends in crash near Fox Valley Mall
February 19, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating after a vehicle wanted in a shooting Wednesday afternoon led officers on a pursuit and eventually crashed into multiple other vehicles near the Fox Valley Mall.
Multiple people taken into custody after shooting on the city’s near east side Multiple people taken into custody after shooting on the city’s near east side
February 18, 202 - The Aurora Police Department has taken multiple people into custody after a shooting on the city’s near east side that left a 16-year-old suffering from life-threatening injuries on Tuesday afternoon.
Aurora Police searching for information in stolen puppy case Aurora Police searching for information in stolen puppy case
February 17, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is looking for information to assist in an on-going investigation into a stolen puppy from a store in Aurora.
Aurora Police and Fire Departments observe a moment of silence to mark one year since Henry Pratt Aurora Police and Fire Departments observe a moment of silence to mark one year since Henry Pratt
February 15, 2020 - The Aurora Police and Fire Departments observed a moment of silence over the radio on Saturday to mark one year since the mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Company that took the lives of five people and injured five Aurora Police on that day.
Victim’s identity released in Saturday’s fatal shooting  on city’s southeast side Victim’s identity released in Saturday’s fatal shooting on city’s southeast side
February 8, 2020 - Aurora Police continue to investigate the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man on the city’s Southeast side late Friday night.
Aurora Police investigating fatal shooting of 20-year-old Aurora Police investigating fatal shooting of 20-year-old
February 8, 2020 - Aurora Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man on the city’s South East Side late Friday night.
Aurora Police searching for missing endangered juvenile Aurora Police searching for missing endangered juvenile
February 6th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is asking for the community’s help to locate 15-year-old Jenifer Gonzalez.
Photo of vehicle wanted for questioning released in unsolved 2018 fatal hit and run crash Photo of vehicle wanted for questioning released in unsolved 2018 fatal hit and run crash
February 5th, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is releasing a picture of a vehicle wanted for questioning in an unsolved 2018 fatal hit and run crash that killed 46-year-old Daniel Anderson in Aurora.
Aurora Police Special Response Team responds to incident involving person with a weapon Aurora Police Special Response Team responds to incident involving person with a weapon
February 3rd, 2020 - Aurora Police’s Special Response Team responded to the 1600 block of Maple Park Lane in the City’s Hometown Neighborhood after police officers spotted a known subject wanted on an arrest warrant, with a gun, running into a home.
Chief Ziman to attend State of the Union as Representative Bill Foster’s guest Chief Ziman to attend State of the Union as Representative Bill Foster’s guest
January 27, 2020 - “I am honored to join Congressman Bill Foster and represent the men and women of the Aurora Police Department at the State of the Union address,” Chief Kristen Ziman said.
Man struck and killed by vehicle in hit and run on Aurora’s near west side Man struck and killed by vehicle in hit and run on Aurora’s near west side
January 13, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating after a man was struck and killed in a hit and run crash on Aurora’s near west side Monday evening.
Aurora Police investigating fatal shooting on city's near east side Aurora Police investigating fatal shooting on city's near east side
January 13, 2020 - The Aurora Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead on Aurora’s near east side early Monday morning.
Aurora Police arrest one after weekend shooting sends one to the hospital with minor injuries Aurora Police arrest one after weekend shooting sends one to the hospital with minor injuries
January 6th, 2020 - Aurora Police arrest one person after weekend shooting sends one to the hospital with minor injuries.
NYE Celebratory Gunfire Reckless Discharge Arrest NYE Celebratory Gunfire Reckless Discharge Arrest
January 2nd, 2020 - Aurora Police arrest a man after he fires celebratory gunshots on New Year’s and seriously injures a man sleeping in his home nearby
Happy Holidays from the Aurora Police Department Happy Holidays from the Aurora Police Department
Happy Holidays from the Aurora Police Department!
Aurora Police investigating shooting that left one dead, four injured Aurora Police investigating shooting that left one dead, four injured
Aurora Police are investigating an overnight shooting that injured four people and killed one on Aurora’s near east side.