About the APA

The American Polygraph Association (APA) is a professional organization that exists to provide training, model best practices, and offer professional resources for the continued growth of ethical and evidence- based detection of deception through the use of polygraph.  The APA membership consists of professional polygraph examiners, educators and researchers who share a common commitment to the public interest through the development, communication and promotion of valid and ethical polygraph practices.  


1.  APA 2015 election results are in. Congratulations to the winners. Click here to download a copy of the results.

2.  APA 2015 Seminar 50TH ANNUAL SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2015 Please click the links below for associated content.

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Member Benefits

The American Polygraph Association, established in 1966, is the largest polygraph association consisting of examiners in the private, law enforcement, and government fields. The APA continues to be the leading professional association of its kind, establishing standards of ethical practices, techniques, instrumentation, research, and advanced training and continuing educational programs. 

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