You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand."
- Woodrow Wilson
Kenneth L. Mains is a United States Marine Corps Veteran and Detective who specializes in cold cases. Detective Mains uses a unique and particular combination of forensic science, criminal investigation, forensic psychology, victimology, crime reconstruction, crime scene assessment and criminal profiling to solve cases. He is routinely sought out by law enforcement and victims families to assist in solving the unsolved.
After investigating several cold case homicides, Detective Mains realized that there was a need for more professional organizations that were dedicated to solving cold cases. Detective Kenneth L. Mains founded the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases (AISOCC) in 2013 to assist law enforcement members and victims’ families in solving the plethora of unsolved cold cases.
Throughout his law enforcement career, Detective Mains has investigated a variety of criminal activity to include illegal narcotics, financial, property and white collar crimes. He has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Courts as an expert in the area of illegal narcotics. He has also investigated numerous violent crimes including robberies, homicides, cold cases, equivocal death and missing persons. Additionally, Detective Mains investigated public and political corruption and the intricacies of criminal organizations such as the Blood and Crips' street gangs as well as the American Mafia or La Costa Nostra.
Kenneth L. Mains
“Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.”
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Specializing in Missing Persons and Unsolved Homicides
Cold Case Consultant