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