Photos: Badass Aurora cops during the '70s

Last month, we offered up "Badass Aurora cops during the '80s," based on some amazing, vintage shots newly shared by the Aurora Police Department on its Facebook page.

Now, the APD has done it again, rounding up vivid images from the previous decade, when cop dramas from The New Centurions to Serpico were captivating the nation's moviegoers -- and these pics fit right in. Check them out below, complete with captions and credit info from the department.

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