Experienced Private and General Investigator

Lone Rock Investigations is a Montana and Arizona-based private investigation company. We are committed to providing prompt, professional, discrete, and objective-minded services to our clients. We do this by focusing on timely, honest, and effective communication. At Lone Rock Investigations, we strive to keep the interests of our clients at the forefront of the exceptional services we provide.

chris Hickman

About Chris Hickman

Chris Hickman is the sole owner and operator of Lone Rock Investigations. He is a licensed Private Investigator and he operates out of Great Falls but is available to work throughout the state of Montana.


Chris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from Montana State University. He obtained the Montana Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Peace Officer certifications. Chris has attended numerous law enforcement related training courses and has a vast array of knowledge and experience in investigating all types of matters, both criminal and civil. Chris specializes in interviewing techniques, visual evidence collection, surveillance. evasive persons locating and almost all other fields possibly pertaining to private investigations. Chris has extensive training in the field of criminal and civil investigations to include interviewing and interrogation, evidence recovery, surveillance, and other areas that aid in the field of private investigations.

Law Enforcement

Chris served with the Great Falls Police Department for 31 years in a variety of functions to include Crash Investigator, Patrol Officer, Warrants Officer, Patrol Supervisor, Community Policing Supervisor, Media Liason, Narcotics Investigator, and Task Force Commander.


Chris received extensive training and experience as a peace officer with the Great Falls Police Department. He conducted thousands of investigations ranging from low-level misdemeanor offenses to homicide. Chris has testified in hundreds of court cases and legal hearings and is well versed in the field of criminal law as well as many civil matters. He also has written search warrant affidavits and executed hundreds of search warrants and is well versed in the field of criminal and civil matters. His experiences provide a unique advantage to all clients. Thanks to his career as a law enforcement officer, he has built many positive relationships with members of the legal community in Arizona and Montana.


Lone Rock is licensed, bonded, and insured.
Private Investigator license number (PSP-PI-LIC-26798)