Three officers with the Aurora PD have been fired and one stepped down after a photo of them mocking the police killing of Elijah McClain.
The officers staged the photo and Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson announced their termination “they don’t deserve to wear a badge anymore.”
Erica Marrero, Jaron Jones and Kyle Dittrich were fired. Jones resigned, but Wilson clarified that Jones’ file states he would have been terminated if he hadn’t resigned, so he will not be able to become a police officer with another department.
The fourth fired officer, Jason Rosenblatt, replied “haha” in a text message when he was sent the photo. The officers said they were just trying to “cheer up a friend” .
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