DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has addressed his son’s behavior during a traffic stop with police in Aurora.

Hancock says he hopes his son has apologized to the police officer.

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During the traffic stop, police say Jordan Hancock threatened to get an officer fired.

Denver’s mayor issued a statement via Twitter.

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“We’ve addressed our son’s behavior at a traffic stop w/him. He’s apologized to the officer. While we don’t support nor condone his inexcusable actions & words, we love our son dearly & will work w/him to turn a personal mistake into a valuable lesson for himself & the community.”