The Aurora, Colorado, Police Department employs 657 officers and 131 civilians as of November 2015, according to the Aurora city website. The Aurora police department serves an urban and suburban community.
The Aurora Police Department's mission is to make the city safer every day. The department meets this mission statement by connecting with leaders in the community and other government officials as well as working with school administrators, local business owners and community citizens. The department's vision is to make Aurora the safest city in America by 2020 through reducing crime, partnering with people in the community and efficiently operating the department, the city's website explains.