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    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Hundreds of people filled the streets of Aurora on Friday night, marching in protest related to the death of Elijah McClain. The protest happened just hours after the Aurora Police Department announced the fate of officers involved in a photo scandal related to McClain’s death. (credit: CBS) The Aurora Police Department fired two of the three officers who posed for photos at the Elijah McClain memorial. The other officer resigned. One photo shows the officers reenacting the...
    THE cop who put Elijah McClain in a chokehold that resulted in his death last August has been fired. Two other officers were also terminated after they mocked and reenacted the killing in a photo near to the victims memorial. 5 The photo of officer reenacting Elijah McClains death. On the left officer Erica Marrero. in the middle officer Jaron Jones pretending to put a choke hold on officer Kyle DittrichCredit: AP:Associated Press The Aurora Police Department announced Friday that...
    Aurora’s interim police chief on Friday fired two officers who posed for a photo last October re-enacting a chokehold at the site of Elijah McClain’s violent arrest — a third officer already had resigned — and terminated another officer who received that photo. Aurora police interim Chief Vanessa Wilson shows one of photos of three officers, mocking the death of Elijah McClain at the site of his August interaction with APD, during a July 3, 2020, news conference.  Jason Rosenblatt,...
    One of the three officers who stopped Elijah McClain in an encounter that ended up in his death has been fired from the Aurora, Colorado police department. But the reason for his firing wasn’t the initial stop, where police stopped McClain after a 911 caller reported him as “suspicious” because he was walking home from a convenience store run in a ski mask. READ MORE: The FBI, Justice Department were already investigating Elijah McClain’s death Elijah McClain (Twitter) His family says...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Some parents are dismayed at the possibility that their children’s’ school may close. Aurora Public School’s Board of Education voted to revoke the charter for Aurora Community School. (credit: CBS) “I was picking my kid up from school, and he was telling me everything that he learned he was so excited to learn,” said parent Jennifer Johnson-Lowe. Johnson-Lowe is just one of the parents at Aurora Community School who is now scrambling to find a new place...
    Elijah McClain, a Black man who died days after he was subdued by three policemen and injected with a powerful sedative in August 2019, poses in an undated photograph in Aurora, Colorado. Family photo/Handout via REUTERS Three Aurora, Colorado, police officers have been fired over a photograph that was taken near a memorial for 23-year-old Elijah McClain last year.  The photo featured officers Jaron Jones, Erica Marrero, and Kyle Dittrich, smiling and reenacting the chokehold that the police...
    If Aurora had hoped to avoid publicity by waiting until the Friday of a holiday weekend to show the photos of three officers re-enacting Elijah McClains violent encounter with the Aurora Police Department that resulted in the 23-year-old dying a few days later, it didnt work: CNN just broke into its programming to announce that all three officers are off the force. One, Jaron Jones, whos at the center of the photos taken on October 20 at a memorial site...
    One of the three Colorado policemen involved in the killing of Elijah McClain in August was fired on Friday, after receiving photos of officers fooling around and re-enacting McClains killing, which were shown to McClains family. Jason Rosenblatt was fired on Friday for receiving the photo. The day before another officer, Jaron Jones resigned from Aurora police for staging the disturbing images. His two co-workers, Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich, were fired on Friday for appearing in the photo. The image shows...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — The Aurora Police Department has fired the three officers who posed for photos at the Elijah McClain memorial. One photo shows the officers reenacting the chokehold used on McClain, who later died. (credit: Aurora Police) Jaron Jones, in the center of the photos, was fired along with Erica Morales and Kyle Dietrich. Jason Rosenblatt, one of the three Aurora police officers involved in the encounter with McClain was also fired Friday. The interim chief confirmed Rosenblatt...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — The Aurora Police Department has released two photos of three of their officers taken at the Elijah McClain memorial. One photo shows the officers reenacting the chokehold used on McClain, who later died. (credit: Aurora Police) (credit: Aurora Police)
    DENVER – A press conference is scheduled this afternoon where Aurora police are expected to release photos and details of three officers involved in the strangling inflicted on Elijah McClain when he was arrested. One of the Aurora Police officers involved in the investigation of inappropriate photos taken submitted his resignation Thursday. This was confirmed by the Aurora Police Department, reporting that Jaron Jones resigned after pressures only days after the FBI revealed that he is investigating whether...
    A lawyer for the family of Elijah McClain says she has seen two photos that show three Aurora officers re-enacting a police chokehold that preceded his death, reports CBS Denver. The lawyer, Mari Newman, said all three officers were in uniform, and all were smiling, reports CBS Denvers Brian Maass. The callousness for human life, appalling, Newman told the station. She added that McClains family had also viewed the photos. The Aurora Police Department was set to give an update...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — One Aurora police officer has been fired for his involvement in the Elijah McClain photo scandal — effective immediately. The Aurora Police Association says Jason Rosenblatt “had no part in the taking or distribution of the photos, and was sent the photos months after they were first taken.” The APA says the investigation violated the officers’ right to due process — and called it “a rush to judgement.” “This internal investigation was conducted in an unprecedented...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — One Aurora police officer has been fired for his involvement in the Elijah McClain photo scandal — effective immediately. The Aurora Police Association says the officer “had no part in the taking or distribution of the photos, and was sent the photos months after they were first taken.” The APA says the investigation violated the officers’ right to due process — and called it “a rush to judgement.” “This internal investigation was conducted in an unprecedented...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — On Friday, the mother of Elijah McClain and Attorney Mari Newman were shown two photos of Aurora police officers reenacting the chokehold used on McClain, who later died. Newman told CBS4 the uniformed officers were smiling. (credit: CBS) The Aurora Police Department says the photos were taken months after the incident, in October 2019. “The callousness for human life, appalling,” Newman told CBS4. The interim police chief is scheduled to speak at 2 p.m.
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — On Friday, the mother of Elijah McClain and Attorney Mari Newman were shown two photos of Aurora police officers reenacting the chokehold used on McClain, who later died. Newman told CBS4 the uniformed officers were smiling. (credit: CBS) The Aurora Police Department says the photos were taken months after the incident, in October 2019. “The callousness for human life, appalling,” Newman told CBS4. The interim police chief is scheduled to speak at 2 p.m.
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Changes at the Aurora Police Department are coming but it’s uncertain if more scandals will surface before reforms can take hold, according to at least one community activist. (credit: CBS) “We need to be able to have trust all the way around if we’re going to be able to solve crimes, if we’re going to be able to keep people safe. And more importantly for people to feel like, ‘Hey I live in a...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– At least one officer involved in photos described as “mimicking” Elijah McClain’s arrest resigned from the Aurora Police Department. Officer Jaron Jones submitted his resignation to the chief. In response to inquiries by the press, Jaron Jones, hired October 31, 2016, tendered his resignation. Jones was one of the employees involved and depicted in the photograph investigation related to #ElijahMcClain. We will continue to update w/developments as we proceed. — Aurora Police Dept.
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — After the death of Elijah McClain, who was put in a chokehold by Aurora police and injected with ketamine by paramedics, we wanted to know more about the use of the anesthetic to subdue suspects. Dr. Kevin McVaney is the director of Denver’s Emergency Medical Response System and says Aurora has similar protocols when it comes to the use of ketamine by paramedics. “Ketamine saves lives when used in these severe, severe, agitated people,” said Dr....
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — After the death of Elijah McClain, who was put in a chokehold by Aurora police and injected with ketamine by paramedics, we wanted to know more about the use of the anesthetic to subdue suspects. Dr. Kevin McVaney is the director of Denver’s Emergency Medical Response System and says Aurora has similar protocols when it comes to the use of ketamine by paramedics. “Ketamine saves lives when used in these severe, severe, agitated people,” said Dr....
    TWO photos allegedly show cops from the Aurora Police Department posing inappropriately near the memorial site where Elijah McClain passed. The officers were suspended and are currently under investigation. 10 Elijah McClain died in the hospitalCredit: Reuters Here is more about the alleged photo scandal. Who is Jaron Jones? Jaron Jones was an Aurora police officer who recently resigned. A photo featuring several officers mocking the death of Elijah McClain in his memorial site have surfaced. The officers were reenacting...
    An Aurora police officer has resigned a week after an internal affairs investigation was launched into allegations that three cops posed for photos at the site where Aurora police had approached and physically restrained Elijah McClain in August 2019, in a stop that ultimately ended in McClains death. In response to inquiries by the press, Jaron Jones, hired October 31, 2016, tendered his resignation. Jones was one of the employees involved and depicted in the photograph investigation related to #ElijahMcClain....
    An Aurora, Colo., police officer who was involved in taking pictures reenacting the police chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died three days after the encounter, has resigned from the force. “In response to inquiries by the press, Jaron Jones, hired October 31, 2016, tendered his resignation,” the Aurora P.D. tweeted Thursday. “Jones was one of the employees involved and depicted in the photograph investigation related to #ElijahMcClain. We will continue to update w/developments as we...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — One of the Aurora police officers involved in taking pictures that reenacted the chokehold used on Elijah McClain has resigned from the department. “Jaron Jones, hired October 31, 2016, tendered his resignation. Jones was one of the employees involved and depicted in the photograph investigation related to #ElijahMcClain. We will continue to update w/developments as we proceed,” police tweeted Thursday. @AuroraGov council rep @AlisonCoombs2 tells me I would have probably done the same thing(resign) as what...
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — One of the Aurora police officers involved in taking pictures that reenacted the chokehold used on Elijah Mcclain has resigned from the department. “Jaron Jones, hired October 31, 2016, tendered his resignation. Jones was one of the employees involved and depicted in the photograph investigation related to #ElijahMcClain. We will continue to update w/developments as we proceed,” police tweeted Thursday. The employment status of the other officers involved has not been confirmed.