It joins three other communities around Colorado using state money to offer housing, job training and mental health services to people instead of incarceration.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock presented his $1.5 billion, equity-focused budget proposal for 2019 on Thursday.
Officers say Maurice Butler likely knew two of the victims and that the incident was not random.
No charges for police who detained reporter taking photos.
Officers will record the demographic information, including gender and race, of every person they stop, as well as the length of the stop.
A passerby discovered the bodies near the intersection of South Broadway and East Ohio Avenue and alerted police shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday.
Pazen replaces the controversial Robert White, who announced his retirement in April.
The Denver Police Department can help you install theft prevention screws on your plates, among other things.
An editor of The Colorado Independent was handcuffed for taking photos of a naked, black man being handcuffed in public.