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Biography and Additional Professional Information
Ms. Shaw has been employed with the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council since 1999. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a Master’s degree in Allied Health Education. She is a graduate of the Axciton International Academy and has served as a polygraph examiner with the Council since 2000. The Council provides polygraph services as a matter of fulfilling the state’s statutory mandates involving the Peace Officer, Telecommunicator and Court Security Officer Professional Standards Acts. As a result, she regularly conducts polygraph examinations in service to over 400 law enforcement agencies in state of Kentucky. She oversees and manages the Council’s quality assurance program and is additionally assigned as Director of the Kentucky Institute for Polygraph Studies.
Ms. Shaw regularly lectures on various facets of polygraph at the request of state polygraph associations, national and international associations, as well as APA accredited polygraph schools.
She is a member of the American Polygraph Association, American Association of Police Polygraphists and Kentucky Polygraph Association. She is currently serving her fourth term on the Board of Directors with the APA; 3 years as Vice President Law Enforcement and her present term as President-Elect. She has served 3 years on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Polygraph Association, completing her term as President in March 2011. Aside from her regular work duties, she is also the owner of Shaw Polygraph Services, Inc. and serves as an adjunct professor at the Texas Department of Public Safety Polygraph School and the Singapore MINDEF Centre for Credibility Assessment.