Joey Webb was born and raised in Louisville. He attended the University of Louisville after graduating from Seneca High School in 1994. After college he was hired by the Louisville Police Department.
Lieutenant Webb held several positions within the Louisville Police Department and the Louisville Metro Police Departments. These positions included being assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit as a detective and detective sergeant. In 2011, he was promoted to Lieutenant in the 8th Division, which at the time included the Middletown area. He retired from LMPD in September of 2018.