Chief Metz Nominated for Colorado Chief’s Job

Today, the City Manager of Aurora, Colorado announced that he has nominated Seattle PD Assistant Chief Nick Metz for the position of Chief of the Aurora Police Department. In response to the news, Chief Kathleen O’Toole released the following statement:

“I had very mixed emotions when hearing the news. Of course, I’m delighted for Nick. He deserves this opportunity and will bring extraordinary experience and leadership to the Aurora PD. At the same time, I will miss the great support and friendship he has provided to me over the past six months. I look forward to our continued friendship and to working collaboratively with him as members of the Major City Chiefs Association.”