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Biography and Additional Professional Information
Michael Simon Kelmer is state licensed in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa as a Forensic Psychophysiologist and is also a Certified Law Enforcement Polygraph Examiner. He was elected Vice President of the Illinois Polygraph Society by his fellow state examiners and was appointed Chairman of its Legislative Committee in 2006. In 2007, Mr. Kelmer was re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors for 2008 and 2009. Selected to testify on behalf of the City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department as a Court Certified Expert Witness for Polygraph and Interrogations in 2010, Mr. Kelmer holds advanced certification from the American Polygraph Association and the American Association of Police Polygraphists and is qualified to conduct clinical polygraph examinations for PCSOT. Mr. Kelmer successfully completed specialized knowledge training at the United States Secret Service with the ACFE and also holds the ACFE’s coveted certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner specializing in financial fraud. Mr. Kelmer is also qualified to conduct examinations in Britain, Europe and the Middle East and has completed advanced interview and interrogation training at a renowned institute. He has been brought in as a consultant and provided services to numerous Law Enforcement and Government agencies, NBC, The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20-WTMX and the City of Chicago Police Department. In addition, Mr. Kelmer is a Federal Aviation Administration licensed Boeing 747 Airline Transport and Instructor Pilot and has served as a federally appointed Aviation Safety Counselor. Mr. Kelmer is the recipient of the Krupnick Outstanding Community Service Award in Chicago.
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