State, National and International Seminars

 


Save the Date!!

GA, SC and NC Tristate Seminar

20 Hours of Training for Polygraph Examiners

Topics include: Countermeasures, PCSOT, Interviews, & Mind Mapping

Registration:  $100 (Before September 1, 2017)

Registration forms available online at www.georgiapolygraph.org

Class times:  8-5 on Tuesday and Wednesday; and 8-12 on Thursday

Hosted by the Georgia Polygraph Association (GPA), North Carolina Polygraph Association (NCPA), and the South Carolina Association of Polygraph Examiners (SCAPE)

POC:   Meredith Edwards, GPA President

            medwards@wrga.gov                478-302-5386

 

 

 


 

Maryland Polygraph Association

ANNUAL TWO-DAY CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING SEMINAR

 

MAY 11-12-2017

 

15 HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

HOWARD COUNTY POLICE TRAINING CENTER

2200 SCOTT WHEELER DR.

MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD  21104

 

$125 MPA MEMBERS

$175 NON-MEMBERS

 

Cost includes Continental Breakfast, Catered Lunch and afternoon snacks

 

RSVP REQUIRED no later than 5-1-17

Contact:  Jeff Johnson  410-854-6949

Email:  gjjohns.mpa@gmail.com

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MPA REQUIRES THAT ATTENDEES RSVP FOR THE SEINAT AS SPACE IS LIMITED

 

The following companies have been invited and hope to have representatives at the seminar:

 

AXCITON

LAFAYETTE

LIMESTONE

STOELTING

 

Come see the vendors and representatives and make your own side by side comparison and have your question answered.

 

MPA accepts cash, checks and credit cards and we will have for sale a limited supply of MPA challenge coins.

 

SEE YOU IN MAY!

 

 

Please fill out and return by May 1 via mail to

MPA, P O Box 221, Linthicum, MD 21090 or

Email your information to Jeff Johnson – gjjohns.mpa@gmail.com

You may also call Jeff at 410-854-6949

 

Your name: _______________________________________________________________

 

Mailing address: ___________________________________________________________

 

City, State and Zip: _________________________________________________________

 

Phone Number: ___________________________________________________________

 

Email address: ____________________________________________________________

 

RSVP REQUIRED No later than May 1, 1017

 

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AGENDA

Please visit the MPA webpage mdpolygraph.org under the Events tab for possible further descriptions of speakers and presentations

 

May 11

7:30 – 8:00 am:  Registration

 

8:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Pharmacology and Chemical Countermeasures

Patty Odum, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

 

Patty is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Western University of Health Sciences with a M.S. in Nursing.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in Nursing.  Mrs. Odum has 22 years of nursing experience and provided comprehensive care as a nurse practitioner in Internal Medicine, Oncology, Geriatric and Hospice.  She is currently an instructor at Marston Polygraph Academy in Pharmacology and Chemical Countermeasures.

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm:        Crab Cake Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm:          FBI Polygraph Program Overview; SSA Joe Bradley, Program Manager

 

2:00 – 3:30 pm:          Boston Bombing Case Study; FBI Special Agent

 

3:30 – 4:30 pm:          General membership meeting with election of MPA Officers

Director Bill Cotton will be conducting the election, as his position is the only office that is not up for election.

 

May 12

8:00 – 10:00 am:        Ideology of a Media Leaker; Graham Fields, NSA

 

In 2008, Graham joined NSA Security and Counterintelligence as a Special Agent, and has worked on multiple complex cases involving compromise of classified information due to misconduct of Intelligence Community affiliates.  Since June 2013, he has been the lead technical investigator on a major national security investigation.  He will be presenting about the culture surrounding and supporting ideological media leakers.

 

10:00 – 11:30 am:      Crimes Against Children; FBI Special Agent

 

11:30 – 12:30 pm:      Catered Lunch

 

12:30 – 1:30 pm:        Doug Williams Case Study; FBI Special Agent

 

1:30 – 3:30 pm:          Interview & Interrogation and Courtroom Testimony; FBI Special Agent

 

3:30 – 4:30 pm:          Next-Gen Insider Risk Management:  Proven Strategies for Tomorrow’s Hyper-Connected Workplace; Shawn M. Thompson, Esq.

 

                                    Shawn is the Founder and Director of the Insider Threat Management Group, LLC which provides strategic insider risk management advisory services to the corporate sector.  He also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Intelligent ID, a data-centric security solution provider.  He is a former Insider Threat Program Manager, analyst, Special Agent, Assistant General Counsel, and Assistant United States Attorney with DOJ, FBI, and NSA respectively.

 

 

 


 

THE AMERICAN POLYGRAPH ASSOCIATION (APA)

MAINE POLYGRAPH ASSOCIATION (MPA)

NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF POLICE POLYGRAPHISTS (NEAPP)

CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR

MAY 22 - 26, 2017

ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

APA FED ID #52-1035722

 Click HERE for brochure and application

 

 

 

 


 

New Jersey Polygraphists, Inc. is the only statewide organization of certified polygraph examiners in New Jersey.  We are comprised of polygraph examiners in private practice, police agencies, and various government entities. All of our members use only validated test formats and follow APA published best practices.

 New Jersey Polygraphists is a national leader in providing premier polygraph training at our annual seminars, which are offered at minimal cost to all examiners. Past speakers have included the leading names in polygraph research in the world including Dr. John Kircher, Dr. David Raskin, Don Krapohl, Dr. Charles Honts and Raymond Nelson.

New Jersey Polygraphists embraces and supports scientific research to improve and advance polygraph testing.

ADVANCED EXAMINER TRAINING

Gil Witte will be presenting an Advanced Examiner Course designed to further improve the skills and knowledge of experienced polygraph examiners. Topics to be covered will include:

  • Updated Polygraph Principles
  • Interview Route Maps
  • Test Data Analysis
  • Interviewing
  • Countermeasures
  • ESS Scoring

The polygraph profession is a rapidly changing one. Every year our knowledge is advanced by research in methodology, instrumentation and test data analysis. Stay on top of your field by participating in this important training. 

Make checks payable to:

New Jersey Polygraphists

 

Mail check and registration info to:

NJP

P.O. Box 50
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444-0050

Registration Information

 

Dates:

Wednesday May 17, 2017

            8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

            Thursday May 18, 2017

            8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

            Friday May 19, 2017

            8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Registration Fee:

            Non-members: $350

            NJP members: $250

 

Registration includes:

  • 20 hours of APA approved training.
  • Lunch Wednesday and Thursday
  • All training materials
  • Certificate of training upon successful completion
  • Continental breakfast all 3 days
  • Morning and afternoon snacks

 

NJP has secured a discounted room rate of $71 per night (plus tax). Room is not included in your registration and you must make reservations directly with The Tropicana Hotel. Use this link:  http://tropac3.net/offercode/HPOLY17

 

This is a rare opportunity to get the highest quality training at an extremely affordable price.


Questions?

Mark Smith:    973-931-2028

                        Callmps@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 


 Arizona Polygraph Association

 2017 Annual Seminar & Business Meeting

 

March 7 – 10, 2017*

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(*Business Meeting will be held March 9 at 4:00 p.m.)

 

 

Chandler Police Department

Desert Breeze Substation

251 N. Desert Breeze Blvd. W.

Chandler, AZ 85226

 

 

 

The Arizona Polygraph Association (AzPA) is proud to announce

the speaker and presenter for this year’s Annual Seminar

 

Mr. James T. Orr

Dr. David Raskin

Mr. Mark Handler

 

 

 

FEES AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

$185 AzPA Member

$225 Non-Member

 

A working lunch will be provided by the AzPA daily for all paying attendees. Fees and/or membership dues can be paid via the Arizona Polygraph Association (AzPA) website, www.azps4truth.org.

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

 

This seminar will provide up to 24 continuing education hours through the Arizona Polygraph Association (AzPA). Review and approval of hours for certification through the American Polygraph Association (APA) is pending.

 


 

 

Speaker Bios

 

Mr. James “Jim” Orr graduated from the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute in Fort McClellan in 1999 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Jim has conducted over 2,300 polygraph examinations in all areas of FBI responsibility across the United States and around the world. He also served as the a mentor, field trainers, and head polygraph examiner in the FBI’s Baltimore and Tampa and conducted quality control review of other FBI examiners’ work. Upon retiring from the FBI in 2011, Jim founded Tampa Polygraph Services, LLC, and has conducted hundreds of polygraph examinations in the United States and abroad for law enforcement agencies and as a contractor for the United States Department of Defense (DOD). Jim has received extensive instruction in all areas of polygraph and interview and interrogation since entering the polygraph field and also served as a primary instructor at the Academy of Polygraph Science from June 2012 through March 2016 at which time he was responsible for teaching all aspects of polygraph. In addition to his polygraph experience, Jim has over 36 years of active law enforcement experience beginning his law enforcement career as a police officer in the City of Westland, Michigan in metropolitan Detroit in August 1974. He accepted the position of FBI Special Agent in October 1983 where he served in that capacity until retirement. Jim is a current member in good standing with the American Polygraph Association (APA), American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP), and Florida Polygraph Association (FPA). Jim is also a former full member of the Maryland Polygraph Association.

 

Dr. Raskin has served on the faculties of UCLA, Michigan State, and the University of Utah. He has authored more than 150 scientific articles, chapters, books, and reports, including Scientific Methods in Criminal Investigation and Evidence and Credibility Assessment: Scientific Research and Applications published in 2014. He has received research grants and contracts on the subject of deception detection from the National Institute of Justice, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency, US Secret Service, and National Institute of Mental Health. He frequently consults and does training for many US federal agencies and foreign governments. The laboratories of Professor Raskin and his colleague, Dr. John Kircher at the University of Utah, are recognized worldwide as leaders in research and development of polygraph methods and computer techniques for the conduct and analysis of polygraph examinations. He earned his Ph.D. in psychology from UCLA.

Mark Handler is an independent polygraph instructor and consultant. He serves on the board of the American Polygraph Association (APA) and American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP). He has published over 50 scientific articles on the topic of polygraph and credibility assessment. In the past, he was a Deputy Sheriff in Conroe County, Texas and a U.S. Navy nuclear submariner. Mark previously served on the Converus Advisory Board.

 


 

 

Maine Polygraph  Association meeting

Best Practices & Legal Issues

When:

May 24 -26th, 2017

**ADDITIONAL 2 DAY TRAINING AVAILABLE ON

mAY 22 & 23, 2017

*NEAPP member cost $75*

Advanced Interview Techniques for Sex and Domestic Violence Cases

Where:

Ramada Saco

352 North St, Saco, ME 04072

Phone(207) 286-9600

SPECIAL ROOM RATE OF $84.95 PER NIGHT

 

This is a split 5 day workshop that will provide training on the latest examples of best polygraph practices and polygraph related legal issues.

 

Additionally there is a separate 2 day course of instruction aimed at the enhancement of interviewing skills and question formulation by improving one’s ability to successfully "listen" to those that have been impacted by violence and refine an individual’s skills for working with perpetrators of violence. This material utilizes research from the fields of traumatology, neuro-psychology, linguistics, polygraph, child protection, behavioral profiling and forensic psychology. 

 


 

AMERICAN POLYGRAPH ASSOCIATION (APA) CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINAR
CO-SPONSOR – NEW MEXICO SOCIETY OF FORENSIC POLYGRAPHERS

ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

APA FED ID # 52-1035722

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TOPICS
GREG MILLER, ESQ.
and MARK HANDLER, APA Editor

From Frye to Daubert & Beyond Courtroom Testimony: Pitfalls to Avoid Daubert Hearing Demonstration
Q&A

WALT GOODSON – APA Chairman of the Board

Countermeasurer, Screening Examinations
Administering Defensible Examinations & 
ESS

CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS

When you attend this seminar, you receive up to 20 CEHs (Continuing Education Hours) approved by the American Polygraph Association and the Federal Certification Program for Continuing Education and Training.

.Tax Deductions:
All expenses of continuing education (including registration fees, travel, meals and lodging) taken to maintain and improve professional skills are tax-deductible subject to the limitations set forth in the Internal Revenue Code.

(The registration fee includes professional instruction, seminar materials, AM and PM Refreshment Breaks)

APA Cancellations Refund Policy:
Cancellations received in writing prior to 12/30/16 will receive a full refund. Persons canceling after 12/30/16 will not receive a refund but will be provided with the handout material

CES-Albuquerque, NM (Feb. 2-4, 2017) We can not possibly reach everyone who would be interested in taking part if this seminar. Please help us by making copies of the page for your co-workers and business associates. Thank you for your assistance.


THURSDAY - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2-4, 2017

Thursday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

ISLETA RESORT & CASINO

11000 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
To make Hotel Reservations:
Call the
1-877-747-5382 or 505-848-1999

Room rate: $99.00, SINGLE/DOUBLE, plus taxes, be sure to mention Group Code #SFP0217

Complimentary WI-FI, valet and self parking and shuttle service to and from the Albuquerque International Airport

All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card or advance deposit in the amount of one night’s lodging. Reservations not guaranteed will be automatically cancelled at the cut-off date.

CUTOFF DATE for hotel reservations is 1/12/17 Individual departure dates will be reconfirmed upon check-in. (5 DAY CANCELLATION notice required)

REGISTRATION FEE: Pre-paid by December 30, 2016 $250 APA Member/Applicant
$250 NMSFP Member*
$275 Non-Member

REGISTRATION FEE AFTER December 30, 2016 $275 APA Member/Applicant
$275 NMSFP Member*
$300 Non-Member

*must be a paid up member of NMFSP

AMERICAN POLYGRAPH ASSOCIATION P O BOX 8037
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37414 1-800-272-8037 or 423-892-3992

Click HERE for a registration form

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The Tennessee Polygraph Association

Presents the 2017 Polygraph Seminar

 

April 10-13, 2017

(Monday 12:00 pm thru Thursday 12:00 pm)

MainStay Suites, Pigeon Forge, TN

410 Pine Mountain Rd.  1-888-428-8350

Room Rate $99.00 mention TN Polygraph Association

 

MainStay Suites are holding a limited number of rooms so register early.

This seminar will provide 30 hours of training.

 Speakers will Include: Don Krapohl - Steve Duncan - Skipp Webb

 Topics Include: Developing the Hard Questions, Nailing the Pre-test, Utah Zone, Countermeasures, Testing Procedures, Ethics in Polygraph, Roundtable Troubleshooting, Instrumentation, Tennessee State Law

Registration Fee:    $175.00 before March 15, 2015

                           $200.00 at the door

If you need an invoice email me @ osj515@gmail.com.

Make your checks payable to: Tennessee Polygraph Association

 

Please Print or type:

 

Name _______________________________________________________________________________

 

Address _____________________________________________________________________________

 

City: _________________________________  State ________________ Zip ____________________

 

Phone: ________________________________ E mail _______________________________________

 

Agency / Company ____________________________________________________________________

 

For any information contact TPA Vice President Scott Jones at 615-766-2737 or e-mail at osj515@gmail.com

Send your check and registration to:

                                                                                               

Tennessee Polygraph Association                             

PO Box 27407

Knoxville TN, 37927

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

FREE TRAINING MINNESOTA POLYGRAPH ASSOCIATION 2016 WINTER TRAINING EVENT MN Polygraph Association is excited to present Mr. Gary Davis. He will be presenting training for polygraph examiners on the Directed Lie and ESS Scoring.

December 6, 2016 Anoka County Sheriff’s Office 13301 Hanson Boulevard, Andover, MN 55304. Room 2112

9 AM - 4 PM Lunch 12-1 on your own Please email to register mnpa23@gmail.com

 

About Gary  

Gary has served as an Examiner for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and in Private Practice for over 35 years. He is qualified as an expert on Polygraph in the United States District Court, the District Courts of the State of Kansas and Missouri. He is past Vice President of the APA and is the current Director of the Academy of Polygraph Science, Ft. Myers, Fl.

The training is APA approved for Continuing Educations Credits.