Premise: Lt. Joe Kenda spent 23 years in the Colorado Springs Police Department, where he amassed a lifetime of memories catching killers and helping solve close to 400 homicide investigations. The vivid memories are brought back to life in this hourlong series, as Kenda reopens his ``Murder Books'' for viewers -- folders in which every detail of his murder cases is held -- to revisit the most disturbing cases still haunting him today. As he details the process of how he solved the crimes, Kendra also embarks on a personal journey, coming to terms with long-suppressed nightmares. As he says, ``I don't want to tell these stories. I need to.''
Police are perplexed to learn Johnny Crawford may have been shot dead over a musical instrument, but Lt. Joe Kenda digs deeper, and it soon becomes clear the young man wasn't killed for his own sins, but for someone else's.
After a gunfight at a biker bar claims the lives of two men, Lt. Joe Kenda must delve deep into the world of an infamous biker gang to determine whether the cause behind the violent encounter was gang rivalry or something more personal.