Do You Know What Police Officers Do and Why?
LAW ENFORCEMENT FROM A LIBERTARIAN PERSPECTIVE.
Steve Pomper is a retired police officer and author of:
Is There a Problem, Officer? A Cop’s Inside Scoop on Avoiding Traffic Tickets (The Lyons Press, 2007).
Seattle Curiosities (Globe-Pequot Press, 2009).
It Happened in Seattle (Globe-Peqot Press, 2009).
In Officer, Steve gives the (inside) scoop on how to avoid saying and doing those things virtually guaranteed to irritate an officer right out of a warning mood and into a, slapping you with a ticket mood.
In Curiosities Steve takes you on a fascinating tour into some of the strangest and most mysterious nooks and crannies the Emerald City has to offer.
And in It Happened Steve tells some of the greatest stories about what makes Seattle the Queen of the Great Pacific Northwest, and one of the most intriguing cities in America.
Veteran police officer and author Steve Pomper gives drivers tips and answers questions on how to behave during a traffic stop that may increase their chances of getting a friendly warning rather than a costly citation. And can discuss the uniqueness of Seattle, modern and historical. Or Steve likes to simply talk about writing and libertarian issues in general. To contact Steve for an interview, to comment, or to ask a question, please fill out the form above or phone: 206-579-2824.
Bio: Steve Pomper has been a libertarian since 1978, a police officer since 1992, and a professional writer since 2005. His assignments have included: Patrol, Community Police Team, East Precinct Mountain Bike Patrol Coordinator (1996-97), and he served as a Field Training Officer for six years. He has had published many magazine and webzine articles, blogs, and three non-fiction books. Steve is currently writing a new non-fiction work dealing with policing from a libertarian perspective. He has made over fifty media and book signing appearances all over North America. Though his roots are in New England–Go Pats, Sox, Celts and Bs!, he lives in the Great Pacific Northwest with his firefighter wife of 35 years–Go Hawks, Ms and Sounders! (Sonics…sniff!)
Alternate Contact: Heather Everett
See Steve on a KING 5 TV Interview
“THE BEAT” NPR KUOW MEGAN SUYKIS SEATTLE/NATIONAL 4/30/07
“THE RON REAGAN SHOW” KIRO SEATTLE, 5/11/07
“THE OUTLAW” WLRT 1490, JOHN COGG VIRGINIA BCH, VA, 5/12/07
“FOR THE RECORD” RALEIGH ADAMS, SACREMENTO/NAT., 6/2/07
WPCV ROGER TODD LAKELAND, FLORIDA 5/17/07
“LIVE WIRE” LAUREN STONE, OTTAWA, CAN. 5/21/07
WAYNE & JANE SHOW, KBS, B.C. CAN. 5/23/07
WTN RALPH BRISTOL NASHVILLE, TN. 5/25/07
PETER ANTHONY HOLDER, MONTREAL, CAN. 5/23/07
THE MORNING SICKNESS, BRIAN SIMPSON, LACROSSE, WI. 5/31/07
STUBBS, KMPS SEATTLE, 5/31/07
KENT & ALLEN SHOW, STAR 101.1, SEATTLE, 6/4/07
RANDY SCOTT, KMPS, SEATTLE, 6/19/07
HEALTY, WEALTHY, & WOW, SLC, UTAH, 6/20/07
KGAB, CHEYENNE, WY, 6/20/07
KLAQ MORNING SHOW, “BUZZ”, EL PASO, TX 6/25/07
WXRV “RON BOWEN,” BOSTON, MA. 6/27/07
JB & MORGAN SHOW, WIRN, INTERNATIONAL, 7/18/07
MURRAY WOOD SHOW, NEWS TALK 980, REGINA, SASK., CANADA 09/12/07
MIKE TURNER, KGON, PORTLAND, OR 01/31/08
STUBBS, KMPS, SEATTLE (2ND APPEARANCE) 02/08/08
BAX & O’BRIEN SHOW, WAQY, SPRINGFIELD MA/ HARFORD CT 2/14/08
EZ HELP YOU AND MORE (INERNET RADIO) DETROIT, MI 03/23/08
KISW “THE MEN’S ROOM” MILES & THRILL, SEATTLE, WA 050808
JOHN MARSHAL, CKNX AM 920, WINGHAM, ONT. CANADA 08/29/08
MURRAY WOOD SHOW, REGINA, SASK., CANADA 09/11/08
SHELLY, WNOR, NORFOLK, VA. 11/05/08
TERRY SPENCE, CFAX, VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA 01/28/09
NEWS & VIEWS, TALK RADIO X & CTI RADIO, (INTERNET RADIO) MICHIGAN 03/28/09
FRONT PAGE MAGAZINE, DANIEL GREENFIELD, 10/13/11.
MEN’S HEALTH MAGAZINE, MADLINE HALLER, 01/03/12.
“NORTHWEST CABLE NEWS” GREG COPELAND SEATTLE, 5/14/07
“NW AFTERNOON” NATASHA CURRY, KOMO ABC TV SEATTLE 6/5/07
KING 5 NEWS LINDA BYRON, KING NBC TV SEATTLE, 6/19/07
Q13 NEWS, JENNIFER CABALA, KCPQ, FOX TV, SEATTLE, 8/05/07
FOX News Channel, The O’Reilly Factor, Feb. 28th, 2017
BARNES & NOBLE HOLYOKE, MASS. MAY 5TH, 2007
BORDERS BOOKS, LYNNWOOD, WA. JUNE 16TH, 2007
THIRD PLACE BOOKS, LAKE FOREST PARK, WA. JULY 19TH, 2007