Standards of good polygraph practice

When engaging a polygraph examiner be sure to compare apples with apples, take the time to confirm the examiner being engaged meets or exceeds the “Minimum standards of Good Polygraph Practice as laid down by the American Polygraph Association” with regards to training, conduct, equipment and validated practice.

AXON POLYGRAPH SERVICES SUBSCRIBE TO MINIMUM STANDARDS OF GOOD POLYGRAPH PRACTICE AS PER THE AMERICAN POLYGRAPH ASSOCIATION

  • Trained at an American Polygraph Accredited institution
  • Member in good standing with the American Polygraph Association
  • Member in good standing with the South African Polygraph Federation
  • Bi annual minimum of 30 hours continued polygraph education up to date
  • Use only validated polygraph techniques as prescribed
  • Use only validated polygraph numerical scoring techniques
  • Quality control system
  • Video recording of all polygraph examinations
  • Audio recording of all polygraph examination
  • Use of movement sensor in all polygraph examinations
  • All examinations conducted with an American Polygraph Association approved instrument
  • Record of instrument functionality test
  • Examiner does not exceed 5 examinations per day
  • Conduct an acquaintance test prior to every examination

AXON POLYGRAPH SERVICES OFFER THE ADDITIONAL BENEFIT OF THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCE

  • International polygraph training
  • International polygraph experience
  • International references regarding character and good polygraph practice
  • International associates for quality control
  • Experienced at testifying at the CCMA as expert witness in polygraph processes
  • Experienced in industrial relations processes
  • Experienced in investigative and forensic interview processes

Membership of Professional Bodies

South African Polygraph Federation