Denver Mayor’s Son Uses Slurs During Traffic Stop: WATCH
AURORA, CO — A police body cam video leaked to a Denver news station appears to show Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s son, Jordan Hancock, insulting an officer during a traffic stop. The video, a cell phone recording of a body cam recording, was leaked to Denver Channel7.
Jordan Hancock 22, driving a white SUV, was pulled over Friday, Mar. 23 in Aurora for driving 65 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone around 8 a.m. near East 40th Street and North Walden Street.
The video shows Jordan Hancock first announcing, ""My dad’s the mayor, you f—ing f–got," to the officer. the officer then says, "Of where? Of Denver? Well, you’re in Aurora."
The younger Hancock tells the officer, "Guess what, I’m about to get you fired you f—ing b—h."
Mayor Michael Hancock released a statement supporting his son and saying Jordan had made apologies.
"We addressed this matter with Jordan and he has apologized to the Officer," Hancock wrote. "While we do not support nor condone his inexcusable actions and words during this traffic stop, we love our son dearly and support him."
"The Aurora Police Department was made aware of an unauthorized release of a body camera video to a local media outlet that captures one of our officers interacting with a motorist on a traffic stop. Upon reviewing the footage at an administrative level, the officer was in compliance with Department policies throughout the encounter. Currently, the matter is pending before the City’s municipal court. Therefore, the Department cannot comment further on the details of the incident. "However, it is of great concern to the Aurora Police Department that the video was released without departmental authorization, especially while the matter is pending prosecution. We will be conducting an internal investigation into this matter to determine the circumstances under which this video was released. Any member who is found to have violated departmental policies and procedures will be held accountable."
Jordan Hancock appeared in court Monday to pay a $250 fine.
"When asked by the judge why he was driving so fast, Hancock explained he was running late," Denver7 reported.
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