STAR Denver

STAR Denver

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Bankruptcy, STAR Denver, African Lookbook

Episode: Bankruptcy, STAR Denver, African Lookbook

  • Mar 2, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 18:07 mins

In most cities, a call to 911 brings the police and/or an ambulance, but there are lots of calls for things like trespassing or someone experiencing a mental health episode that don’t need response from an officer with a gun. Six months ago, Denver started sending a social worker and a medic out on some of those calls, instead. Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen shares the status of the pilot project he’s hoping to expand.