Tuvya Amsel

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Biography and Additional Professional Information

Director – Amsel Polygraph Laboratory – Tel Aviv, Israel
General Manager – Israeli Scientific Investigation Academy – Ramat Efal, Israel

Educational Background:
B. A + M.A Criminology, PhD-Criminal Justice Mng. (1996)
Polygraph Examiner Course - Zonn Institute of Polygraph. (1977)
P.S.E. Examiner Course (1977)
Various Interrogation Seminars (Reid and Scan)

Polygraph Qualifications:
Since 1977 conducted over 35,000 Polygraph exams. Appr. 85% specifics – criminal
Israeli Military / C.I.D Senior Criminal Investigator & Polygraph Examiner.
1997 – 1998 Acting Chief of Polygraph laboratory.

Investigative Qualifications:
Since 1971 criminal investigator. Specializing in employment related issues - fraud, theft embezzlement - and white-collar crimes (government and private)
Conducted some of the most highly profile criminal investigations in Israel.

Professional Qualifications:
Since 1984 Criminal Interview and Interrogation instructor - Israeli National Police, C.I.D, Law Enforcement agencies in Israel, U.S.A., Europe and Latin America.
Polygraph Instructor - Law Enforcement agencies in Israel and America.
Expert witness on Polygraph and Interrogation - Israeli Parliament Inquiry Committee, Israeli Justice Ministry, Israeli District and Peace Courts (Civil).

Professional Associations:
American Polygraph Association
British European Polygraph Association
American Society for Industrial Security – Past Chapter Chairman
Israeli Polygraph Examiners Association – Past Chairman

The “Criminal Interview and Interrogation” book that was adopted by various Israeli Law enforcement agencies as their standard manual.
"The truth about lies" - The detection of deception book.
Validity of the Psychological Stress Evaluator - A field study, Journal of Police Science and Administration, Vol 13, (4) 1985.

The extent of evidence and the investigators Motivation to get the confession, - Unpublished.
Fear of Consequence and Motivation as Influencing Factors on the Psychophysiological Detection of Deception, Polygraph, Vol. 26(4) 1997.
Exclusive or Nonexclusive Comparison Questions: A Comparative Field study,
Polygraph, Vol. 28(4) 1999.
Numerous articles in professional magazines about: Interview, Interrogation and Detection of Deception.


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