Kennedy began his law enforcement career in 2007 in North Texas where he is still currently serving as a Lieutenant in the Patrol Division for his agency. Kennedy honorably served in the United States Air Force for 9 years prior to entering civilian law enforcement and during that time deployed to OIF 2004, along with permanent duty stations overseas. Kennedy started his S.W.A.T. career in 2010 as a breacher, and has had the experience of Assistant Team Leader, Team Leader, Senior Team Leader, and currently serves as a Patrol Watch Commander as well as the SWAT Commander. Kennedy graduated from American Military University with a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, specializing in counterintelligence.