Polygraph Services and Training
you for your request for information on Deception Control's
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH.Social and financial pressures of
our times are creating more demands for lie detection/truth
verification. Law enforcement and governmental agencies are increasing
their use of lie detection daily and there is now an extreme need for
professional Polygraph Examiners.
training program offered by the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH
provides the most complete presentation of current Polygraph techniques
to prepare individuals for this challenging career opportunity.
Instruction is presented by highly competent professionals in the
fields of Polygraph Methodology, Law, Psychology and Physiology to
insure that upon completion of the course, the student is able to pass
any professional or regulating agency requirements for membership or
attached curriculum outline, entrance requirements and related
information will familiarize you with the Academy's study program and
standards. If you meet the enrollment requirements, please complete and
return the enclosed application.
Should you have additional questions, we will be happy to assist you in every way possible.
Very truly yours,
Marietta L. Michaels
For more information on Polygraph School or services please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH is:
• Accredited by the American Polygraph Association
• Accredited by the Florida Polygraph Association
• Recognized by the American Association of Police Polygraphers
• Recognized by the Virginia Polygraph Certification Board
In 1980, the International Academy of Polygraph adopted a standard of excellence in Polygraph training that has endured
through the years. Its hallmark has been its uncompromising determination to:
A. Provide the most complete presentation of current Polygraph techniques
B. Maintain high standards of training and ethical business conduct
C. Utilize highly competent professionals in the fields of Psychology, Physiology, Law and Polygraph Methodology
D. Insure that upon course completion, the student is able to pass any professional or regulating agency requirement for
certification or licensing
E. Fortify instrumentational skills and individual scholastic achievement
The Academy and its training faculty subscribe to the highest caliber of professionalism and proficiency, and
dedicated to this mission, the Academy in turn infuses its graduates
with this philosophy.
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH is pleased to announce the approval
of its Professional Polygraph Examiner training course for earned
cooperation with BROWARD COLLEGE, Criminal Justice Institute, any
graduate completing the International Academy of Polygraph training
program will be eligible for (19) credit hours to be applied toward
further educational goals, including the attainment of an Associate
addition, INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH's curriculum and training
format is presently being considered by a Miami post graduate learning
institution for adoption into its scholastic roster and for approval of
earned credit hours toward a four year college degree.
The Academy offers advanced training in the fields of:
• Interviewing & Interrogation
• Test Data Analysis & Countermeasures
• Numerical Scoring of Charts
• Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing
These courses are open only to those individuals who have already completed Polygraph training.
For scheduling dates, please contact the Administrator’s Office.
study facilities and course curriculum have been approved by the
American Polygraph Association. Ultra modern facilities are equipped
with video monitoring/taping capabilities for effective teaching and
student study aids.
B. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Each applicant must be of verified good reputation and meet one of the following:
1. Sworn member, either active or former, of a federal, state or local
law enforcement agency
2. Minimum of 60 semester hours of college (certified copy of
transcript is required)
C. COURSE DURATION
Ten week program: (10) week on-campus training
fee is $5000.00 which covers all teaching manuals, instruction and lab
supplies. Tuition must be paid in full by the first day of class,
unless otherwise approved by the Administrator's Office. A $750.00
non-refundable registration fee is required with each completed
application. This fee will be applied to the tuition upon applicant's
acceptance and entrance into the Academy.
Certificate of Completion will be presented to each graduate upon
successful completion of the course. In addition, each graduate will be
extended an opportunity to qualify for the American Polygraph
Class Hour Assignments
||IAP HOURS REQUIRED
|History & Development
|Mechanics of Instrument Operation
|Test Question Construction
|Interviewing & Interrogation Procedures
|Validated Test Techniques/Recognition
|Ethical & Legal Aspects
|Test Data Analysis
||TOTAL in-class HOURS
In Class Study Schedule
INFORMATION BULLETIN FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
February 3 thru April 11
September 15 thru November 21
Dismissal/Suspension and Re-Admission Policy
The student must be physically present at the school facility for not
less than 90% of actual classroom instruction time.
Remediation is required for missed hours.
Excusal From Class
A student may be excused from class for reasons of illness, family
emergency or court testimony. Excusal must be approved in advance by
the Director who will schedule when remedial action for the training
deficit will be scheduled.
A student will be dismissed from the course due to scholastic failure
or consistent absence.
The Academy has no provision for suspension.
The student will be required to prepare a letter to the Director
explaining his/her reason for seeking re-admission, and indicating the
corrective action taken in order to re-qualify for admission.
If a student fails to complete the course, tuition (excluding the non- refundable registration fee) will be
refunded as follows:
Withdrawal during the first week of class: 65% Refund
Withdrawal during the second week of class: 25% Refund
Withdrawal during the third week of class: 0% Refund
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH takes pride in aligning itself with
a superlative caliber of instructional staff and faculty, as well as a
comprehensive curriculum which is its teaching foundation. This winning
training philosophy has been most evident through the years in the
consistency of high test scoring of the Academy’s students while in
training, and in the superior performance they demonstrate as they
administer examinations in the public and private sectors, following
To achieve these goals, the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY of POLYGRAPH’s
criteria for evaluating graduation status is
Each student must pass examinations in History, Psychology, Physiology, and Instrumentation with a minimum grade
of 75%. Additionally, the Final Examination must also
be passed with a minimum grade of 75%.
The Cumulative totals of all examinations taken during Training must
not average less than 75%.
Each student must also have been present in class Attendance for a
minimum of 90% of class hours (7 weeks total)
and have completed a minimum of 60 minutes in chart time.
Please contact us for further information. To download an application click here.