Veteran law officer joins 97th DA as investigator

Chris Hamilton, a 16-year law enforcement veteran, has returned to his career of choice and to the job he “always aspired to attain,” as he becomes as investigator for the 97th Judicial District.

Paige Williams, district attorney, said her former investigator Chris Hughes resigned on Sept. 22 and Hamilton came on board less than a week later.

Hughes has moved to the sheriff’s office, where he also will work as investigator.Sheriff Paul Cunningham said Hughes will fill a new position that began with the fiscal year on Oct. 1.

 Hamilton, a former county sheriff, reflects the investigator’s job was always something he aspired to attain and now he is excited to return to criminal justice. Read the full story in the mid-week news. Pictured – Chris Hamilton.