Fox News Investigates Episodes (15)
A Lack Of Accountability
Police leadership in the Louisville Metro Police Department first heard of officers in their ranks sexually abusing teens in 2013. For years, the allegations went nowhere. Was it ineptitude and simple negligence, or something more nefarious?
Breaking The Badge
He aspired to protect and serve, instead; he said he was coerced, harassed, and raped by a senior officer. Now an adult, he's pursuing civil litigation against the officers he said are responsible for his abuse.
Leads, Tips, and Legacy
From false confessions to a possible sighting of Jennifer in Mexico, the Kesse family speaks about the dead-end leads over the years. Despite their nightmare, Drew and Joyce Kesse take some comfort in Jennifer’s legacy: a new law in her honor.
Tami Valadez, who lived at 'Mosaic at Millenia' three years after Jennifer, speaks about disturbing incidents inside her home and claims she was the victim of a sexual crime.
The Legal Battle for 16,000 Pages
In an unprecedented move for a missing person case, Drew and Joyce Kesse sue the Orlando Police Department for all the records in their daughter’s investigation. The files detail people interviewed by police in connection with Jennifer’s disappearance.
Maid of Honor
Kristen Ender and Jennifer Kesse were instant friends when they met as freshmen at the University of Central Florida. Kristen speaks about life without Jennifer, whom she listed in memoriam as 'Maid of Honor' at her wedding.
Man at the Lake
We travel with Mike Torretta, the Kesse family’s private investigator, to Lake Fischer in Orange County, Florida, where a woman reported seeing something suspicious the same year Jennifer disappeared, prompting divers to search the water.
Retired Orlando Police Sergeant Rich Ring investigated Jennifer’s case from the beginning, employing help from the FBI and NASA to find her. Ring details the detective work and responds to criticism of the Orlando Police Department’s handling of the case.
A Witness Speaks
A witness speaks for the first time, claiming she saw Jennifer's car driving erratically on the day she was reported missing. She describes the incident as a 'fight over the steering wheel.'
Maintenance men roaming the parking lot at night; dead dogs found near dumpsters; and an unknown man secretly photographing women. One woman shares disturbing details about life at the apartment complex where Jennifer Kesse lived.
House of Broken Dreams
Drew and Joyce Kesse share stories about their daughter, the scholar and fashionista, from inside their Florida beach home, purchased shortly before Jennifer disappeared. But, in Joyce’s words, it is a 'House of Broken Dreams.'
Police uncover surveillance video showing a mystery figure abandoning Jennifer’s car on the same day she was reported missing. Who is this person? And evidence obtained exclusively by our team suggests a violent struggle on the hood of Jennifer’s car.
Where is Jennifer? The 24-year-old finance manager fails to show up for work. Family and friends launch a desperate search in Orlando, retracing her final steps. Where and when was she last seen?
Secrets See The Light Of Day
Originally filed under the promise of secrecy, all seven sex abuse lawsuits in Louisville, Kentucky have become public, sparking a rash of outrage and illustrating a system of abuse and coercion within the police department's Youth Explorer program.
A National Disgrace
If the sex abuse allegations within Louisville Metro Police Department's mentorship program are a bombshell, then the decades of abuse within the national Youth Explorer program are a fully armed fleet of bombers, with hundreds of victims coming forward.