Jordan Steinke

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Service Record

Fort Morgan Colorado Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Served for one year.[1]
Salary $20,909 (2019)[2]
Last Known Status Separated

Washington County Colorado Sheriff's Office

Rank Deputy
Dates of Service Hired October 1, 2019[1]
Salary $44,855 (2020)[3]
Last Known Status Separated

Fort Lupton Colorado Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Ended August 1, 2023.[4]
Last Known Status Terminated.[4]


2019 Life Saving Award

On September 9, 2018, Steinke and Corporal Evan Schiel performed CPR on an unconscious man before the EMTs arrived. In 2019, Steinke and Schiel received the Fort Morgan Police Department's Life Saving Award.[5]

2021 Employee of the Month

For July 2021, Steinke was named Employee of the Month by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.[6]

Incident Reports

Domestic Violence Investigation

While at the Fort Morgan Police Department, Steinke was the subject of an Internal Affairs investigation because of "physical injury to someone she was involved with".[7]

2022 Arrest of Yareni Rios-Gonzalez

Response Timeline

Steinke was placed on administrative leave.[8]

Steinke was charged with second-degree felony assault, felony attempted reckless manslaughter, and misdemeanor reckless endangerment.[8]

On February 23, 2023, the District Attorney dropped the second-degree felony assault charge against Steinke.[8]

On March 2, 2023, Steinke pleaded not guilty.[9]

On July 28, 2023, Steinke was found guilty of reckless endangerment and third-degree assault. The judge said the prosecutor did not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Steinke "knowingly intended to harm" and found her not guilty of attempted reckless manslaughter.[10]

On August 1, 2023, Steinke was fired.[4]

On September 15, 2023, Steinke was sentenced to 30 months of supervised probation.[11]

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