Chris D. Ralston



Chris Ralston’s background and experience assures that investigations are carried out with a keen eye that understands the importance of details.

With more than 22 years in law enforcement, Chris brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Hawk PI. He managed and conducted investigations for multiple divisions within his department and served as a liaison to federal agencies and local organizations. In addition to his investigative duties, Chris served as an active shooter threats instructor for both law enforcement and civilian audiences.

As a highly respected and decorated officer, he received more than 100 awards and commendations including the prestigious Officer of the Year award. During his tenure, he was promoted to commander for several special projects units including crime suppression, accident investigation and special operations.

Chris now brings his expertise to civil cases with Hawk PI as an investigator. His ability to respond and adapt to dynamic situations, makes him a valuable ally for clients in their pursuit for information.


  • Case Management
  • Surveillance
  • Documentation
  • Communications


  • Associate Degree in Criminal Justice – University of West Georgia
  • Professional Management Program, Criminal Justice – Columbus State University