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Miami Beach may hire Aurora, Colo., police chief as its own


Miami Beach's next police chief may be Daniel Oates, the current police chief of Aurora, Colo.

City Manager Jimmy Morales confirmed his intention to appoint the New York Police Department veteran on Tuesday.

The appointment is subject to approval from the mayor and commission after meeting with Oates.

Bill Cooke of the blog Random Pixels first reported that Oates would be nominated by the city manager.

Christina Veiga

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