FAQs

Yes, anyone can request a polygraph test, with the age limit typically around 12 years old. The individual’s maturity and understanding of the subject matter are considered when determining eligibility. Certain health conditions may be taken into account on a case-by-case basis.

Polygraph examinations conducted by L.S. Fulmer, Inc. combine skill and science. With advanced technology and over 40 years of licensed polygraph testing experience, Stan Fulmer brings expert knowledge and accuracy to each examination. Professionally administered polygraph tests have been shown to be 98% accurate according to research by the Department of Defense.

The cost of a polygraph test varies depending on the type of test required. Different tests, such as Pre-Employment, Family Conflicts, Attorney Pre-Trial, Business Loss, and Law Enforcement/Military examinations, have specific pricing structures based on their complexity and purpose. Contact L.S. Fulmer, Inc. for a personalized quote.

Yes, all tests and consultations conducted by L.S. Fulmer, Inc. are confidential. The examiner signs a form to maintain confidentiality and, upon client instruction, will provide written and/or verbal results.

Nervousness alone does not cause someone to “fail” a polygraph test. Most individuals, both guilty and innocent, may experience nervousness during the examination. However, an experienced polygraph examiner can distinguish between nervousness and the specific reactions of a guilty individual to certain questions.

Yes, along with a verbal report given at the time of the test, L.S. Fulmer, Inc. provides a written report. The report includes relevant test questions, the examinee’s answers, and the examiner’s opinion. Reports can be generated quickly, even in emergency situations.

L.S. Fulmer, Inc. has conducted polygraph examinations in various locations across different states and cities. Business tests are typically conducted at the client’s location, Pre-Trial tests at the attorney’s office, and Law Enforcement examinations at the Police Department or Sheriff’s Office. For Family and Personal Issues, examinations can be conducted at a location of the client’s choice, including their home or office.

The duration of a polygraph test depends on various factors, including the type of examination and the complexity of the issues involved. On average, a polygraph test can range from one to three hours. The examiner will provide more specific information based on the individual circumstances.

Some medical conditions may affect the ability to undergo a polygraph test. It is important to discuss any relevant medical conditions with the examiner before scheduling the test. The examiner will assess the individual’s suitability for testing on a case-by-case basis.

The terms “polygraph” and “lie detector” are often used interchangeably, referring to the same testing method. A polygraph test measures physiological responses such as heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory patterns to detect signs of deception.

It is recommended to schedule a polygraph test as soon as possible to secure an appointment. L.S. Fulmer, Inc. handles appointments on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the office to discuss availability and schedule your test.

Polygraph tests can be used in certain employment screenings, depending on the industry and legal regulations. For example, businesses dealing with security or sensitive information may include polygraph testing as part of their employment screening process.

The admissibility of polygraph results in divorce or custody cases varies by jurisdiction. It is important to consult with legal professionals familiar with the specific laws and regulations of the jurisdiction in question.

During a polygraph test, the examinee is connected to sensors that monitor physiological responses. The examiner will ask a series of pre-determined questions, and the examinee’s responses will be recorded. The examiner will explain the procedure beforehand and answer any questions.

Polygraph tests should not be conducted on individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol, as these substances may interfere with the accuracy of the test results. It is important to refrain from using drugs or alcohol before a polygraph examination.

Polygraph test results are not legally binding in the sense that they alone determine guilt or innocence. However, they can provide valuable information and assist in investigations. The legal implications of polygraph results depend on jurisdiction-specific laws and regulations.

Pre-employment polygraph tests are used by businesses to assess the truthfulness and integrity of potential employees. These tests can help identify individuals who may pose a risk to the company or its assets.

Polygraph tests are not intended to prove innocence or guilt definitively. They are tools used to gather information and assess truthfulness. The results should be considered in conjunction with other evidence and information obtained during an investigation.

L.S. Fulmer, Inc. requires a deposit to secure an appointment, and the balance is typically due on the day of the test. If you are unable to pay upfront, it is recommended to discuss alternative payment arrangements with the examiner.

The use of polygraph results in arbitration or mediation proceedings depends on the rules and guidelines established by the specific arbitration or mediation organization. It is important to consult with the organization and legal professionals involved in the process.

The polygraph industry is regulated by various professional organizations and governing bodies. These organizations establish standards and ethical guidelines for polygraph examiners. L.S. Fulmer, Inc. operates in compliance with these regulations to ensure professional and reliable services.

Polygraph tests are typically conducted in person to ensure accurate monitoring of physiological responses. Remote or online polygraph tests may not provide the same level of accuracy and are not commonly practiced.

Polygraph tests can be a useful tool in criminal investigations to gather information and assess the credibility of suspects and witnesses. However, they should not be solely relied upon to solve crimes, and the results should be evaluated alongside other evidence and investigative techniques.

L.S. Fulmer, Inc. has been providing professional polygraph testing services for over 40 years. With extensive experience and expertise, Stan Fulmer and his team offer reliable and accurate polygraph examinations for individuals, businesses, and law enforcement agencies.

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