The Steve Warneke Show
Here's the place where Steve is most at home: behind the microphone. You'll always find a new perspective, honest and revealing entertainment, and plenty of humor. Have a listen!
info_outline Inside an Officer's PTSD 11/07/2019
Inside an Officer's PTSD Today's guest is Officer Jeremy Scharlow - ret. who will tell us about the gunfight that left him physically and mentally wounded. Scharlow bravely shares his story and the aftermath from the moment bullets went flying to how he copes with it today.
info_outline Police Suicide, PTSD, Cumulative Trauma and LEDS 10/05/2019
Police Suicide, PTSD, Cumulative Trauma and LEDS Police suicides are skyrocketing. The media is talking about cumulative trauma. This is for the police, their families, and anyone else interested in the REAL job of law enforcement. Ending police suicide starts NOW! This speech took place to members of the LAPD at the annual LAPPL Delegates Conference.
info_outline My LEDS Experience 07/15/2018
My LEDS Experience Join us today for Steve’s personal examples of Law Enforcement Distress Syndrome, the difference between LEDS and PTSD, and how you can help Steve in his research efforts to HELP our police officers work through the unseen tolls of the job.
info_outline Cops, Crazy Fireworks Stories and LEDS 07/04/2018
Cops, Crazy Fireworks Stories and LEDS What's up, everybody!? Happy 4th! Wanted to tell of some crazy fireworks stories (spoiler alert - someone gets shot in the balls) and thank everyone for their help with my law enforcement research on Law Enforcement Distress Syndrome! Be Safe today and enjoy the podcast!
info_outline Law Enforcement Distress Syndrome 06/21/2018
Law Enforcement Distress Syndrome Did you know that about 50% of police officers feel that they can’t talk to their loved ones about the stresses and difficulties of the job? The job can be just too violent for them to share. There is a HIDDEN COST law enforcement pays with prolonged exposure to crime and violence. In an effort to raise awareness, Steve identifies what LEDS is, and asks about YOUR experiences with symptoms of this psychological toll.
info_outline #Hancock Hustle 02/28/2018
#Hancock Hustle Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has been accused of sexual harassment. Wait till you hear the story broke by Denver's 7 News. Don't let him get away with it again! See what you think. Is an apology enough? Does your apology even count when you are caught red-handed? Is this acceptable behavior for those we trust with great power to represent us govern?
info_outline The REAL Story Behind Contagious Shooting 01/12/2018
The REAL Story Behind Contagious Shooting Contagious Shooting. It’s another buzzword phrase coined by the media in regards to this “news story” of a police shooting in Denver, Colorado. But is it even worth your attention? Steve explains the REAL story behind the media hype of the false narrative against police.
info_outline Police Use of Force: The What, Why, & How 12/14/2017
Police Use of Force: The What, Why, & How Have questions about use of force and deadly force used by police officers? Sit down with ret. police sergeant and author of From Boy To Blue, Steve Warneke, as he explains the main reasons for use of force, and the five levels of the Use of Force Continuum.
info_outline Police Misconduct ... Oops! We Had It Wrong. 12/07/2017
Police Misconduct ... Oops! We Had It Wrong. Steve Warneke, author of From Boy To Blue, rants this week about Police worn body cameras. They were supposed to be the answer to all our problems ... what are we finding out? The answers will surprise you.
info_outline How To Protect Yourself In Life Threatening Situations 11/29/2017
How To Protect Yourself In Life Threatening Situations Mass Shootings. Unfortunately they seem to be more and more common.
info_outline Roll Call: The Badge Past and Present 11/16/2017
Roll Call: The Badge Past and Present Special guest former police officer Dustin Duff talk with retired DPD sergeant Steve Warneke about the best and worst times on the job, the move towards reactive police work instead of proactive, and how it’s affected their lives after leaving the force... You won’t believe what you hear!
info_outline Police Use Of Force - Explained 11/09/2017
Police Use Of Force - Explained University of Miami. The South Beach shooting. Events like these have everyone talking about what they think use of force should be… is it justified? How severe should it be? Well Steve is here to put an end to the debate, to tell you how department policy defines use of force that ultimately enFORCEs the laws we decided on! And how the police have a right to win the fight… No if‘s and‘s or buts about it.
info_outline Police Body Cams- The Story You Haven't Heard 11/01/2017
Police Body Cams- The Story You Haven't Heard Biggest Body Cam Study Exonerates Officers More Than It Incriminates Them! Why haven’t we heard more about one of the most positive police stories this year? Steve discusses the study, the good, bad, and the ugly. What are your thoughts?
info_outline A Behind The Scenes Look - From Boy To Blue 10/19/2017
A Behind The Scenes Look - From Boy To Blue Come meet the author and the important people in Steve's life and find out the inspiration behind his memoir. You'll hear Steve's beginning and why he's been so successful doing what he's doing.
info_outline South Beach Shooting 10/12/2017
South Beach Shooting Another police shooting ... This time after a cop was run over in South Beach Miami. Did the Miami officer who shot the reckless driver do the right thing? Steve breaks down department policy on shooting into cars, footage of the incident and more on The Steve Warneke Show.
info_outline What Are We Going To DO About It? 10/05/2017
What Are We Going To DO About It? There isn’t anything we can’t accomplish as a people. We’ve proven that with the amazing advances in modern technology, medicine, and so much more. Just how are we going to fix this mass shooting epidemic? What are you willing give up? Just what is the answer? Let’s find out.
info_outline A Statistical Nightmare 08/31/2017
A Statistical Nightmare 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".
info_outline CONSEQUENCES 08/24/2017
CONSEQUENCES 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 http://amzn.to/2fBIkfO or visit Steve at www.SteveWarneke.com!
info_outline Taunting: Illegal? 08/17/2017
Taunting: Illegal? 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?
info_outline This Would Never Be You! 08/10/2017
This Would Never Be You! 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. Steve reminds listeners that as law-abiding citizens, you have nothing to fear... This Would Never Be You.
info_outline The Good Side Of Fear 07/27/2017
The Good Side Of Fear We don’t always recognize or appreciate that there is a good side of fear. From Boy To Blue: Becoming One of America's Finest author, Steve Warneke, discusses how fear can be beneficial to everyone from citizens, to cops, and to our country by making us safer!
info_outline Identity Theft 07/20/2017
Identity Theft DON'T BE THE VICTIM! As a former Identity Theft Detective, and a victim of identity theft himself, retired DPD Sergeant Steve walks you through how to avoid being susceptible, what the most common scams are, and what to do if someone does manages to steal your iden
info_outline We Have It Backwards 07/13/2017
We Have It Backwards Another NYPD Officer has fallen. Specifically assassinated for her profession, which is to SERVE & PROTECT the citizens of her country. And yet the reaction from everyone from politicians, to the media is NOT the outrage you’d expect… Steve discusses the war on cops and how to bring the focus back to what matters…
info_outline Above The Law 07/05/2017
Above The Law Resident police expert Steve debunks common misconceptions of citizens believing officers are "above the law". He explains that with the power of enforcing the law, cops are allowed to break the rules, and for what reasons. I bet you'll be surprised to find out how many of the same things YOU the citizen can do also!