Joe Kenda Biography
Birthday: August 28, 1946 (Virgo)
Born In: Herminie, Pennsylvania, United States
Joe Kenda is a former American police detective lieutenant who is known for investigating 387 murder cases in his career. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Joe was always fascinated by crime stories. After graduating in political science and international affairs, he worked with his father’s trucking business for some time. Following this, he joined the ‘Colorado Springs Police Department’ (CSPD) in 1973. He read human nature well and was aware of the mechanisms of the criminal mind. Due to these abilities, he was soon promoted to the post of a detective in the ‘CSPD.’ He investigated 387 cases of homicides and solved 356 of them, with a success percentage of 92%. While investigating a case in the mid-1990s, he became furious at the accused and wished to kill the man. Following this incident and his wife’s worries that he might be killed on the job, he retired from the police force permanently. He then started working as a school bus operator. Since 2011, he has been appearing in an investigative series titled ‘Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda,’ telling the audience about the real-life crime stories he has witnessed while working with the police department.