Polygraph Most Asked Questions

Polygraph Most Asked Questions

I get asked the following questions all the time from people that are making initial inquiries about polygraph testing. These questions are very important to know an accurate answer to. The first question is about the accuracy of polygraph testing. 1.  HOW ACCURATE IS THE POLYGRAPH? According to the American Polygraph Association, over 250 studies have […]

National Polygraph Association 2018

National Polygraph Association 2018

On January 21 to 24th, I attended the National Polygraph Association’s annual seminar.  The event was well attended this year in Las Vegas, NV at the Golden Nugget Hotel. There was a great Case Study presented called The Pillowcase Rapist.  Christopher Hubbart tagged as the ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ was the most prolific serial rapist in the […]

Virginia Polygraph Training

Virginia Polygraph Training

On November 1st and 2nd, I attended the Virginia Polygraph Association’s annual two-day seminar. The training was great, informative and helpful in my polygraph profession. There were around 100 polygraph examiners in attendance and all came away with some useful information. The training was sponsored by the American Polygraph Association and as always they added […]

Vyvance Medication

Vyvance Medication

A medication that may affect polygraph test data In the past, several people have asked me if the medication they have been prescribed will interfere with their polygraph test.  I tell them that most medications generally do not have a great impact on polygraph testing. However, there are some medications that do. Lafayette Instrument Company […]

EPPA Exemptions for Employers

EPPA Exemptions for Employers

ELECTRONIC CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS   Title 29: Labor  PART 801—APPLICATION OF THE EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT OF 1988 Subpart B—Exemptions §801.12   Exemption for employers conducting investigations of economic loss or injury. (a) Section 7(d) of the Act provides a limited exemption from the general prohibition on lie detector use in private employment settings for employers […]