• Portland native, Cleveland HS, Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State in Political Science.
  • 1987 Hired by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) as a Corrections Officer. 
    • MCDC, MCIJ, MCCH, MCCF, Restitution Center
  • 1993 Hired by MCSO as a Deputy Sheriff
    • Patrol, School Resource Officer
  • 1997 to 2005, 2008-09 Assigned to the Detective Unit
    • General Assignment, East County Major Crime Team, Jail Detective​
  • 2009 Promoted to Sergeant
    • Internal Affairs Unit, Patrol Supervisor​
  • 2011 Assigned as the Detective Sergeant for MCSO
    • Supervised Detectives and Cold Case Squad​
  • 2017 Retired in October, started KJK Investigations in November
  • 2017 Re-hired by MCSO as a part-time Background Investigator for prospective employees. 

Biography - Keith J. Krafve  Owner/Investigator

I have years of criminal and internal investigation experience. I maintain relationships with a group of retired police who are current PI's; most notably Chris Peterson, a retired MCSO Detective.     

Affiliations:  Past President of the Oregon-Washington Lawmen's Association (OWLA)  www.oregonwashingtonlawmen.org

                      Oregon Association of Licensed Investigators (OALI)   www.oali.org

                      Washington Association of Legal Investigators (WALI)  www.wali.org