State, National and International Seminars


Northwest Polygraph Examiners Association (NPEA)

June 24 – June 28, 2024, Training Agenda

Boise, Idaho

Monday, June 24, 2024

  0700 - 0730 Registration - Coffee Bar

  0730 - 0800 Welcome/Announcements (President Bev Reinhold/V.P. Kevin Darst)

  0800 - 1200 Learning Outcomes for Interrogation Techniques (Alan Saquella)

  1200 - 1300 Lunch Break

  1300 - 1700 Learning Outcomes for Interrogation Techniques Cont. (Alan Saquella)

(Detailed Agenda Day 1-2)

1700 Adjournment - Hospitality Room Opens

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

  0700 - 0800 Coffee Bar

  0800 - 1200 Tactics for Polygraph Examines and Investigators (Alan Saquella)

  1200 - 1300 Lunch Break

  1300 - 1700 Tactics for Polygraph Examines and Investigators Cont. (Alan Saquella)

(Detailed Agenda Day 1-2)

1700 Adjournment - Hospitality Room Opens

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

  0700 - 0800 Coffee Bar

  0800 - 0900 NPEA Business Meeting

  0900 - 1200 NPEA Question & Answer Session (Bear Bryant & Sally Jo Donahue)

  1300 - 1700 Annual Kreg Hawkins Golf Tournament

  1700 Adjournment - Hospitality Room Opens

  1900-2400 Annual Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament

Thursday, June 27, 2024

  0700 - 0800 Coffee Bar

  0800 - 1200 Test Data Analysis, Cut Scores, & Test Formats (Chip Morgan)

  1200 - 1300 Lunch Break

  1300 - 1700 Test Data Analysis, Cut Scores, & Test Formats Cont. (Chip Morgan)

  1700 -1800 Adjournment - Hospitality Room Open

Friday, June 28, 2024

0800 – 1200 Fentanyl, Meth, THC Product Use & Examinee Suitability 


Illinois PG Asociation Meeting/Seminar

Screening: Start to Finish Fundamentals with Pam Shaw

This is an 8-hour educational seminar focusing on pre- employment screening. This course will cover topics to refine existing skills and keep examiners up-to-date with polygraph research and best practices. Open to IPS members and non- members.

Friday July 19, 2024

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort 3500 Midwest Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Free for IPS members, $150 for non-members.

***Training is accessible on Zoom and eligible for 8 CEU credits.***

IPS invites you to enjoy some drinks, appetizers, and great conversation. As is tradition, we will gather the evening of Thursday, July 18, 2024 to give our presenter a warm welcome.

About the Presenter:

Pam Shaw

Ms. Shaw is currently the President of Shaw Polygraph Services, Inc., National Polygraph Academy, and owner of ProSource Alliance PTE LTD in Singapore. Pam holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a Master’s degree in Allied Health Education from Eastern

Kentucky University. She spent 15 years with the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council where she served as the Testing Services Section Supervisor. As a result, she regularly conducted polygraph examinations in service to over 400 law enforcement agencies in state of Kentucky. Additionally she oversaw the quality control program for the unit and held the position of Director of the Kentucky Institute of Polygraph Studies. Pam is a licensed polygraph examiner, a Past-President and Chairman of the Board of the APA and has served on the board in various other positions for 15 years. She has additionally served as President and Vice-President for the Kentucky Polygraph Association. She is a member of the American Association of Police Polygraphists and a regular guest speaker at various international and state association seminars. She also serves as an adjunct professor at the Texas Department of Public Safety Polygraph School and as the Principal Primary Instructor for the Singapore Ministry of Defense Centre for Credibility Assessment.

AZ Polygraph Association

Oct 8-10, 2024




Date: Time:

ADOT HRDC - Grand Canyon Room, 1130 North 22nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009 Tuesday, October 8 – Thursday, October 10, 2024

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Tuesday, October 8, 2024

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

False Confessions and Academic War Against Criminal Interrogation

Dr. Bradford Beyer, FBI (Retired)

Wednesday, October 9, 2024

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

ICAC Presentation

Det. Michael Bradshaw and Det. Haley Bielinski (Gilbert PD)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

AZ POST: Pre-Employment Processes

Mike Giammarino (AZPOST)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pharmaceuticals and the Central Nervous System: An Overview

Matt Jacobs (El Mirage PD)

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

AZPA Annual Business Meeting

Thursday, October 10, 2024

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Thomas Romero, MC & Scott Naegele, MC, NCC, LPC (Family Transitions)

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Mental Health Awareness: Addressing Burnout

Dr. Ryan House (Mental Health Center of America) & Brad Hollingsworth (Tempe PD)


Register at

Seminar Cost: $250 for 3-day attendance and includes one (1) 2025 AZPA Membership renewal (does not apply to non-established members) or $70 per day (drop-in rate, no membership renewals). The cost of the seminar (daily or 3-day attendance) includes a working lunch.