AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson walked with members of the community Tuesday afternoon during a peaceful protest. The group marched from Gateway High School to the Aurora Municipal Center.

(credit: Aurora Police Department)

The march was organized by the Social Justice Crusaders of Aurora and Parker. They kneeled outside the municipal center with Chief Wilson for a moment of silence lasting 8 minutes and 46 seconds in memory of George Floyd.

(credit: Aurora Police Department)

Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25 after an officer knelt on his neck and back for nearly 9 minutes. His death set off several nights of protests in Denver against police brutality.

(credit: Aurora Police Department)

On Tuesday, Chief Wilson answered questions from the protesters and discussed ways to improve relationships between police and the community.

Audra Streetman

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