Jaron Jones

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Service Record

Aurora Colorado Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service October 21, 2016 - June 30, 2020[1]
Salary $67,560 (2019)[2]
Last Known Status Resigned[3]

Incident Reports

2019 Off-Duty DUI

On May 5, 2019, Jones was stopped by a Sheriff's Deputy and subsequently arrested for DUI.[1]

Response Timeline

A review board found him in violation of the law but not for conduct unbecoming an officer. In December, 2019, Jones was suspended without pay for 120 hours, to be served non-consequtively over three months.[1]

Jones was charged with DUI, but those charges were dismissed when the deputy failed to appear in court. Jones plead guilty to Driving While Ability Impaired.[1]

2019 Death of Elijah McClain

Response Timeline

On June 30, 2020, Jones resigned due to his involvement with the photographs.[1][3]

On July 3, 2020, the Chief's Review Board recommended that the Chief sustain a charge of "Conduct Unbecoming" against Jones. The Chief stated that, had Jones not resigned, he would have been terminated.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Aurora Police Department Photo Investigation Press Conference
  2. Jones Jaron R, Aurora Police Department, govSalaries
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tweet, Aurora Police Dept, 2020-07-02
  4. Vanessa Wilson, Photo Investigation Press Conference, Aurora Police Department, 2020-07-03

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