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  • n. A person skilled in the operation of a polygraph


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  • “Please answer the question,” Steve Cooley repeated to the polygraphist.

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  • Richard Tresvant submitted to two polygraph exams, one administered by a poly-graphist hired by the defense and a second administered by the polygraphist selected by the district attorney of Los Angeles County.

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  • “That is correct, sir,” the polygraphist answered.

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  • Some organizations have their own polygraphist; the DoD usually relies on the FBI.


  • But after three hours with the polygraphist and a psychologist, candidates are somber as they return to the first building.

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  • Noted theologian and polygraphist, b. of German parents at Madrid,

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  • Employ a private investigator, ballistics expert, polygraphist, or any other experts that may be able to help your case


  • Bordelon is a certified polygraphist and a graduate of the American International Polygraph Institute., is the president and owner of Polygraphics since 1985.

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  • For whatever reason, even though I hired a very highly qualified polygraphist with indisputable credentials, this asshole believes that the results were rigged…that I may have paid or coerced my polygraphist into rigging the results.

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  • “I’m quite certain that there are,” the polygraphist answered, “but I think that the most important factor in the polygraph exam and the reliability of its results is the professional skill of the polygraphist in analyzing those results.”

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