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The Steve Warneke Show

Steve honorably retired after over 15 years on the Denver Police Department. During that time, he worked in 5 of the 6 districts as a street officer.  His assignments included neighborhood police officer, field training officer, financial crimes detective, sergeant, internal affairs investigator, trained and certified hostage negotiator, and a supervisor in the social media and media relations department. 

Steve has won 2 Heartland Emmy Awards and 4 Edward R Murrow Awards for his outstanding work with the Denver Police Department 's media relations efforts. He was also a recipient of 2 Denver Police Department Distinguished Service Cross Medals and was he was nominated for a Presidential Medal of Valor.

Steve was the first openly gay talk show host on Denver's premier 50,000-watt clear-channel radio station 850 KOA. You can find Steve now as a police expert on various different media outlets. 

Steve's latest project involves assisting police officers by providing research and support for those suffering from Law Enforcement Distress Syndrome. 

Aug 31, 2017

FACTS! ALTERNATIVE FACTS! Everyone's got stats to support their cause, their theories on both sides of the chasm. BUT WHO DO YOU BELIEVE? Who CAN you believe? You're resident police expert Steve Warneke helps you sort out the "Statistics Nightmare". 
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Aug 24, 2017

Freedom of Speech IS your first amendment right. But whether you are a protester or counter protester, be prepared to face the CONSEQUENCES. So, what do you "stand" for? Find out more by buying the award winning "From Boy To Blue: Becoming One of America's Finest" on Amazon at or visit Steve at 

Aug 17, 2017

Most people seem to think that it's part of a police officer's job to endure taunting, heckling, screaming, and sometimes even physical harassment from citizens. Should that behavior be against the law? Or should cops just stand there and take it?

Aug 10, 2017

It happens: We see someone on the news in a fight with police, getting hurt or killed, and we automatically think, "What if that were me?" But would YOU have even committed the crime that put you in that compromising position in the first place? Would you then escalate the situation by fighting the consequences? NEVER....

Aug 3, 2017

It’s not what you think! #CopMode How do you turn it off?

Balancing such a difficult, demanding and emotionally draining job with a life outside of work, doesn’t come easily. Steve with special guest [title] Brandon share stories from their time on the job that have permanently changed the way they look at the...