50 W Broadway, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Jensen Cold Cases

Welcome to Jensen Cold Cases (a Jensen Investigations program)

Welcome to Jensen Cold Cases (a Jensen Investigations program)

Welcome to Jensen Cold Cases (a Jensen Investigations program)Welcome to Jensen Cold Cases (a Jensen Investigations program)Welcome to Jensen Cold Cases (a Jensen Investigations program)

Resume - Curriculum vitae


Licensed Private Investigator * Criminologist * Cold Case - Crime Scene Profiler 

Private Investigator, Criminologist, Cold Case and Crime Scene Profiler

JENSEN Investigations
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 & Provo, UT 84601
(801) 596-2455
December 2007 to Present

  • Oversees daily operations
  • Conducts investigations for prelitigation and litigation clients, both constructive and reconstructive, including suspected fraud claims
  • Leads criminal defense investigations
  • Performs research, evidentiary and missing persons, including legal research
  • Conducts and Manages surveillances
  • Performs interviews and interrogations of suspects and witnesses
  • Conducts background checks and other services relating to civil and criminal cases

Field Private Investigator

G4S Compliance & Investigations (formerly MJM Investigations)
Utah – Idaho – Wyoming
May 2008 to April 2009

  • Conducted insurance surveillances
  • Suspect and witness interviews for suspected fraud claims

Private Investigator – Director, Special Investigations Unit

Warmsley & Jensen Investigations and Recovery
West Valley City, Utah 84120
Dec 2007 to Sept 2008

  • Directed SIU (special investigations unit)
  • Conducted Surveillances
  • Managed criminal defense interviews

Paralegal – Litigation Specialist

Check City Collections
Orem, Utah 84057
(801) 319-2381 May 2007 to May 2008

  • Processed small claims actions for delinquent debtor
  • Represented company in District Court in small claims actions

Office Manager – Lead Paralegal – Civil Rights Investigator

The Law Offices of D. Bruce Oliver
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 May 18, 1994 to May 18, 2007 801-328-8888 (13 Years)

  • Supervised daily operations, including: Accounts payables and accounts receivables, attorney advertisement, and all other non-attorney office functions; delegated and supervised two other non-attorneys
  • Case duties: Supervised cases; conducted interviews and background investigations; performed legal research; prepared appellate briefs and court motions and memoranda and petitions for writ of certiorari (including U.S. Supreme Court)(which included civil rights practice); represented clients in non-adjudicative proceedings (including DUI per se hearings before the Driver License Division)

Paralegal, Student Intern

Salt Lake District Attorney’s Office
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 Nov 1993 to Apr 1994
Salt Lake Community College Sponsored Internship


Colorado Technical University
Master of Science in Criminal Justice, August 2013
4.0/4.0 GPA
Colorado Technical University
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, May 2012
3.89/4.0 GPA – Magna Cum Laude

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis I 

Feb 2017 - Certificate
Crime Scene Reconstruction I
Aug 2012 - Certificate
Salt Lake Community College Aug 1992 to Sep 1994
Certificate of Paralegal
GPA: 3.84 GPA
Storekeeper "A" School - U.S. Navy, Meridian, MS
Apr 1987 to Jun 1987 - Certificate
3.91/4.0 GPA
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Tel Aviv Online - Biblical Hebrew


Jensen, J.K. (2018). Cold Case Checklist and How-to for PI's in the Digital Age.  PI Magazine. (Jan-Feb 2018).

Jensen, J.K. (2014). The Dilemma and Debate over Confession Evidence Strategies. J. Forensics Res. Crime Stud. 1:1-10


Co-Founder - Cold Case Coalition (formerly Utah Cold Case Coalition)

November 2017 - Present

Member - International Homicide Investigators Association 

August 2018 - Present

Member - American Investigative Society of Cold Cases

August 2017 to Present

Member - International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts

2017 to Present

Member - International Association for Identification

2016 to Present

Board Member - Private Investigators Association of Utah (PIAU)
December 2015 to Present

Member - Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction May 2018 - Present

Associate Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) June 2012 - Present

Non-Attorney Member - Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2008 - Present


United States Navy / U.S.S. Juneau (LPD-10)

Combat Veteran, Persian Gulf War - Desert Shield / Desert Storm (155 days)

Highest Rank: E-5, Enlistment: Nov 1986 – July 1991

Accomplishments: Distinguished Three Times Navy Achievement Medal Recipient; Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS); In port Officer of the Deck (In Port); 

Managed $1.2 Million ship OPTAR