Mr. Ham is the owner and lead investigator of Ham Investigations. Mr. Ham has over 25 years of combined law enforcement and private investigative experience. While a police officer with the Knoxville Police Department, Mr. Ham was promoted to Detective where he conducted investigations involving drugs, homicides, missing persons, and juvenile cases. He received specialized training and certification in child abuse and sexual exploitation cases. He was also the lead investigator for the Serious Habitual Offender Program where he worked with multiple jurisdictions and agencies. During his career in law enforcement, Mr. Ham received many distinguished awards including the Medal of Merit.
Mr. Ham began his investigative company with a goal of providing honest, fact-based investigations for individuals, attorneys and businesses. To that end Ham Investigations has assembled a highly qualified team of licensed professional investigators experienced at gathering evidence and reporting it clearly and concisely. Mr. Ham has provided court testimony in the local, state and federal levels on a wide range of cases.
Mr. Ham maintains the highest professional standards and training in the industry. He utilizes a network of various experts in specialized fields from fingerprinting analysis, skilled traffic crash investigators, polygraph examination and a variety of other specialized forensic investigators for complex cases. During his career as a Private Investigator, Mr. Ham and his company have been successfully involved in cases including missing persons, child abuse, homicide, bank robbery, drug trafficking, product liability and unsolved cases.
Kristal Ham, LPI
Mrs. Ham has served as a licensed private investigator with the firm since 2008. She works as the Operations Manager and is responsible for research, witness location, surveillance, site photography and case management. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies and works closely with local, state and national attorneys in case preparation, witness preparation, jury selection, and trial strategy. During her tenure at the firm, Mrs. Ham has investigated homicide cases, rape cases, unsolved homicide investigations, medical malpractice, federal drug conspiracy/trafficking cases, missing persons and DUI’s. She is certified as National Animal Cruelty Investigator and is a current member of the National Defenders Investigator Association (NDIA) and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ASPCA. Mrs. Ham has successfully completed NHTSA’s Standardized Field Sobriety practitioner’s course, the NHTSA Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) course and the NHTSA Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Overview Course.
Candy S. Keller, LPI
Mrs. Keller has served as a licensed private investigator with the firm since 2013. She works as one of the field investigators and also is responsible for research, witness location, interviews, surveillance, site photography, DUI investigations and consulting. She works closely with local, state and national attorneys in case preparation, witness preparation and intensive file review during all aspects of ongoing investigations. During her tenure at the firm, Mrs. Keller has investigated cases involving homicide, rape, unsolved homicide investigations, medical malpractice, federal drug conspiracy/trafficking, missing persons and DUI’s. Mrs. Keller has successfully completed NHTSA’s Standardized Field Sobriety practitioner’s course as well as the NHTSA Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) course.
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Ham Investigations is Tennessee's leading investigative agency, not only providing reliable but also confidential investigations across the state. Our firm utilizes only licensed and insured professionals to quickly meet your investigative needs. Moreover, our Team brings over 40 years of combined experience to each case and then utilizes that expertise to provide our clients with unmatched service and professional results.
Ham Investigations provides Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Services nationwide. This service is also known as Bug Sweeps. We locate hidden cameras, listening devices and GPS trackers. Our company is also licensed in North Carolina where a license is required to perform this service.