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Roderick (Rick) Jordan
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Biography and Additional Professional Information
RODERICK F. JORDAN
13445 Medicine Man Trail
Molt, Montana 59057 - (406) 669-3353
CERTIFIED POLYGRAPH EXAMINER / PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
2001 TO PRESENT
RF JORDAN & ASSOCIATES, INC./ JORDAN POLYGRAPH SERVICES
I am President of RF Jordan & Associates and senior polygraph examiner for Jordan Polygraph Services, a division of RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. We provide Polygraph services to law firms, law enforcement agencies, public defenders, prosecutors parole and probation departments, therapists, armor car services, cooperation, insurance companies and individuals throughout the United States and parts of Canada and Europe.
I am trained and proficient in the use of analog and computerized polygraph instruments. I have administered in excess of 2100 polygraph examinations, including specific issue, pre-employment and Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing, utilizing American Polygraph Association and American Standards of Testing and Materials, International accepted testing standards and procedures.
I am certified by the American Association of Police Polygraphists as well as the California Association of Polygraph Examiners, and the American Polygraph Association to conduct Evidentiary Polygraph Examinations. I am, also, certified by the American Polygraph Association to conduct clinical polygraph examinations in sex offender treatment and monitoring programs. In addition, I have qualified as an expert witness in the science of polygraph in several jurisdictions.
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR III / CHIEF POLYGRAPH EXAMINER, NORTHERN DIVISION
2001 TO 2007
Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division Carson City, Nevada
I was assigned to the Major Crimes Unit. We provided investigative support to local law enforcement agencies throughout the state. The Major Crime Unit provided assistance in investigations that the local agencies lack the expertise in, or the circumstances require a disinterested third party, such as in Officer Involved Shootings, homicides, or child sexual abuse.
As the Chief Polygraph Examiner for the northern half of Nevada, I provided polygraph services to law enforcement and government agencies. I conducted polygraph examinations for Pre-Employment, Criminal and Internal Investigations. I also provided polygraph services to the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation for their Post Conviction Sex Offender Treatment Program.
SPECIAL AGENT PRINCIPAL 1975 TO 2000
Georgia Bureau of Investigation Atlanta, Georgia
Prior to retirement, I was assigned to the Statewide Polygraph Unit as a Polygraph Examiner, conducting polygraphs, interviews and interrogations for state, local and federal law enforcement agencies. I successfully completed more than 1100 examinations for this agency.
For more than 25 years, I conducted almost every type of criminal investigation for a state law enforcement agency, with the primary goal of assisting local and federal agencies. Most of my experience was in the narcotics enforcement arena. The last two years I specialized in polygraphs, interviews and interrogations.
Some of my assignments during my twenty-six year career were:
Undercover Narcotics - from street dealers to major drug traffickers.
I was a member of the first state Smuggling Unit. I conducted investigations of major drug smuggling organizations, including political and law enforcement corruption. I worked closely with many agencies from different states as well as federal agencies. For three years I was lead agent in an FBI historical conspiracy investigation that led to the first federal R.I.C.O. conspiracy successfully prosecuted in the Southern District of Georgia.
I helped establish the first Statewide Marijuana Eradication Program: As the Pre-planning Coordinator I assisted in coordinating six separate state agencies to work together with local departments as the Governor’s Task Force on Drug Suppression. I assisted with all the preliminary planning and coordinating; I then followed up by supervising three of the six eradication teams on a daily basis though the growing season. In the off seasons I helped establish a Radar Interdiction program to combat drug smuggling from South America, via aircraft, over the Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean. This program was administered through my agency with several adjoining states and military support.
Administration Airport Task Force at the Atlanta, Hartsfield International Airport. I served two separate tours, which totaled more than eight years of service. We identified and investigated domestic drug couriers that came through the airport. Some of the drug seizures lead to the successful prosecution of historical conspiracies involving major national and international organizations. We also trained other Airport Task Forces from all over the U.S.
I supervised a Multi-jurisdictional drug task force, which investigated mid level to major traffickers. As Squad Commander, I helped set up the task force, from inception to full operation, supervising 13 Agents from 8 separate agencies.
I was a specialist in photographic and electronic surveillance, in both narcotics and complex conspiracy investigations. As a Surveillance Specialist, I assisted with teaching specialized surveillance techniques to basic and advanced classes. Not only dealing with specialized equipment, but also preparing all legal documents in preparation for court orders, wire taps, surreptitious entries, etc.
I conducted all types of investigations, from minor burglaries to homicides, while I was assigned to General Investigations. In addition, I was assigned as a Background Specialist, conducting pre-employment background investigations of a sensitive nature for several state agencies, as well as the Governor’s office.
All my experience has been in the investigative field, requiring the ability to communicate with individuals from all walks of life, documenting activities in a clear and detailed manner, presenting prosecutable cases and testifying in State and Federal courts. In addition, I am a POST Certified Instructor and have taught classed at police academies and lectured at several colleges and polygraph seminars.
DEPUTY SHERIFF 1974 TO 1995
Manatee County Sheriff’s Department Bradenton, Florida
I was assigned to the Narcotics & Vice unit. I worked as an undercover investigator, conducting street level to mid-level narcotics investigations. Occasionally, I assisted with crimes against persons investigations.
FORENSIC PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY 1998
Argenbright International Institute of Polygraph Atlanta, Georgia
Successfully completed the 400-hour program with a 94.6% Grade Point Average.
ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCE 1997 TO 1998
Georgia Military College Milledgeville, Georgia
Graduated with Honors; Maintained a 3.5 Grade Point Average.
POST CONVICTION SEXUAL OFFENDER TESTING 1999
Argenbright International Institute of Polygraph Atlanta, Georgia
Certified to perform Polygraph testing in conjunction with sex offender treatment and monitoring programs.
CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR 1982
Georgia Coastal Police Academy Brunswick, Georgia
Successfully completed the Instructors training program and certified by the Police Officer’s Standards and Training Council to instruct at any Police training facility.
Past Senior Vice President of the G.B.I. chapter of the Policeman’s Benevolent Association.
Adult leader of troop 66 of the Boy Scouts of America for five years.
Charter Member of the Georgia Polygraph Association
Member of the American Polygraph Association.
Chairman of committee to establish standards for conducting pre-employment polygraph examinations for law enforcement candidates.
Member of the board of directors of the California Association of Polygraph Examiners
Chairman of the Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing committee.
Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Member of the American Association of Police Polygraphists
Member of the American Standards of Testing and Materials, International.
Committee E-52, Forensic Psychophysiology
Committee E-30, Forensic Sciences
Certified Forensic Law Enforcement Polygraph Examiner: American Association of Police Polygraphists
Certified Polygraph Examiner: California Association of Polygraph Examiners
Certified Post-Conviction Sex Offender testing the American Polygraph Association.
CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER Police Officers Standards and Training
State of Florida 1974
State of Georgia 1979
State of Nevada 2001
State of Utah,
Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
Active license # 7131702-6402
State of South Dakota
Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission
Polygraph Examiner License # 141
Office of Attorney General
Detection of Deception Examiner License # D-00038
Jordan Polygraph Services
13445 Medicine Man TrailMolt, MT 59057 45° 47' 45.6792" N, 108° 51' 32.0328" W