Polygraph Section

About the Section
The Hamilton Police Department's Polygraph Section assists in the investigation of numerous felony crimes. Polygraph examiners are able to clear many innocent suspects from further suspicion. Additionally, examiners are able to develop information from numerous guilty parties which result in their arrest and conviction.

Our department's examiners belong to several professional organizations, including:
  • The American Polygraph Association
  • The American Association of Police Polygraphists
  • Ohio Association of Polygraph Examiners
Hamilton Police polygraphists have received advanced training in polygraph chart analysis, testing techniques, interview, and interrogation, identification of countermeasures, computerized polygraph testing techniques, and instrumentation.