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POLYGRAPH MINUTES
 
 
Administrative Rules (Division 20)
Oregon Revised Statues (Chapter 703) 
 
Department Approved Polygraph Schools: http://www.polygraph.org/section/training/apa-accredited-polygraph-schools 

Polygraph Licensing Advisory Committee
For a list of the Committee members, please send an email to rebecca.hannon@state.or.us
 
Upcoming Meetings
 
 
January 11, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m.
 
May 9, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m.
 
September 12, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m.

General Examiners In Oregon

Last Name
First Name
 Expiration Date
 Type
Andersen
Malinda
     
February 1, 2013
 
 G
Anderson
Gregory L.
 
July 17, 2012
 
 G
Bryant
C.W. Bear
 
September 12, 2012
 
 G
Carter
Rebecca A.
 
November 9, 2012
 
 G
Couch
Susan C.
 
January 17, 2013
 
 G
CobbAnthony May 11, 2012  G
Cook
Roger
January 17, 2013
 
 G
Crutchfield
F. Wayne
 
December 17, 2012
 
 G
DeBord
Dennis D.
 
July 22, 2012
 
 G
Donahue
Sally Jo
February 18, 2013
 
 G
Evans
Daniel
May 26, 2012
 
 G
Farrell
Chauncey
 
October 15, 2012
 
 G
Fearing
Douglas D.
 
January 25, 2013
 
 G
Fels
Scott J.
 
May 10, 2012
 
 G
Galindo
Richard
 
September 21, 2012
 
 G
Garcia
Joseph P.
 
January 25, 2013
 
 G
Gardner
Lucinda J.
 
July 1, 2012
 
 G
Hebner
Steven M.
 
September 15, 2012
 
 G
Holmes
Susan A.
 
September 20, 2012
 
 G
Jayo
Thomas J.
 
October 5, 2012
 
 G
Jessen-Iverson      
Tamera M.
 
September 17, 2012
 
 G
Kaber
Chris
 
October 13, 2012
 
 G
Konopasek
James
 
April 29, 2013
 
 G
Lundell
Robert G.
January 9, 2013
 
 G
Martin
Rebecca
 
October 14, 2012
 
 G
Mathewson
Ingrid
 
January 10, 2013
 
 G
McCann
Hadley
 
May 15, 2013
 
 G
McCullough
Michael K.
 
January 21, 2013
 
 G
Miller
Carol R.
 
September 10, 2012
 
 G
MinnichRick April 3, 2013 G
Morse
Cynthia E.
 
March 27, 2013
 
 G
Mosher
Robert A.
            
February 10, 2013
 
 G
Myers
Michael 
 
September 6, 2012
 
 G
Padilla
Carol
 
January 24, 2013
 
 G
Phillips
Bruce R.
 
September 26, 2012
 
 G
Ranger
Mark D.
 
July 14, 2012
 
 G
Scharmota
James L.
 
March 28, 2013
 
 G
Simmons
Kenneth L.
 
November 16, 2012
 
 G
Stark
Jerry
 
May 13, 2012
 
 G
Strickland
Brian P.
 
September 23, 2012
      
 G
Stupfel
Leon M.
 
February 27, 2012
 
 G
Taber
Edwin S.
      
September 15, 2012
 
 G
Tabor
Michael
 
May 25, 2012
 
 G
Tesi
Paul
 
May 25, 2013
 
 G
Walter
William L.
 
September 16, 2012
 G
Wanless
Becky
 
October 14, 2012
 
 G
Wanless
Pete
 
October 14, 2012
 
 G
Wicklund
Floyd N.
 
February 19, 2013
 
 G
Womack
Ronald
 
January 14, 2013
 
 G
Wygant
James R.
 
August 2, 2012
 
 G
York
Derry
 
April 27, 2012
 
 G

Intern Examiners In Oregon

Last Name
First Name
Expiration Date
Type
Arguello
Kari
February 28, 2012
 I 
Buckner
Rick
December 17, 2012
 I
Buettner
Monty
May 11, 2012
 I
Child
Michael
December 17 , 2012
 I
NighCameron
July  1, 2012
 I
ScheubleRobert
March 1, 2013
 I
SudaisarScott
January 6, 2013
 I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Interested in Becoming A Polygraph Examiner??
1. How can I become a polygraph examiner in Oregon?

  • Read and familiarize yourself with the recommended material in the Trainee Study Guide.
  • Successfully complete a Department-approved polygraph school. There is a list of approved schools on American Polygraph Association (APA) website at http://www.polygraph.org/section/training/apa-accredited-polygraph-schools 
  • Have your fingerprints taken at a local law enforcement agency.
  • Send a completed F-203 Application for Polygraph Examiner License, your fingerprint cards, and the required fees to DPSST.
  • Read the Oregon Administrative Rules governing Polygraph. OAR 259-020.
 
 
2. What is does it mean to be a Trainee?
 
  • See the Intern FAQ’s Sheet for more information regarding the Intern process.
 
3. What are the fees?
  • $35 for the Intern License (yearly renewal required)
  • $44.50 for the Fingerprint fees
  • $50 for the General License (yearly renewal required)
  • $50 for General Examiner’s Written Exam (each time you test)
 
4. How long does it take to process my Intern application?
  • Allow 2-3 weeks for OSP to process your fingerprints.
  • Allow 4-5 weeks to process your entire application and fingerprints.
 
5. When can I start conducting polygraph exams?
  • After your intern license has been issued.
  • You must be licensed through the Department before you may conduct any exams.
 
6. What is involved in the Internship?
  • Conduct a minimum number of exams in 2 years.
  • Obtain critique reviews by multiple general examiners.
  • See the Intern FAQ’s Sheet for more detail.
 
7. What do I need to do to obtain a General License?
  • Complete all requirements of an internship.
  • Successfully pass a written exam.
  • Meet with the Polygraph Licensing Advisory Committee for an oral interview.
  • Apply for a General License and pay licensing fee.
 
8. What if I already have a general license from another state?
  • Contact Rebecca Hannon at 503-378-2328.

 
If you have questions, or need additional information, please contact Rebecca Hannon at 503-378-2328.


Polygraph Intern - General License Testing Dates
Polygraph trainees who have completed all intership requirements may test for the Polygraph General Examiner License.  The $50.00 test fee must be paid on or before the test date.  To establish a date for testing or if you have any questions contact Rebecca Hannon at 503-378-2328.

Intern FAQ's
POLYGRAPH INTERN FAQ SHEET    
 
1.      WHEN DOES MY INTERN TRAINEE LICENSE EXPIRE?
 
General and Trainee Polygraph Licenses expire one year after being issued and must be renewed annually
However, Interns are allowed two years to complete 200 exams.
 
2.      HOW MANY EXAMINATIONS DO I NEED TO CONDUCT BEFORE I CAN
         TEST FOR MY GENERAL LICENSE?
 
You must complete 200 examinations before you can test for the polygraph general examiner license.
 
3.      WHAT IF I CAN’T COMPLETE 200 EXAMS IN TWO YEARS?
 
OAR 259-020-0010(2)(e) allows for an extension of time to complete the 200 exams, if the applicant provides “just cause.”   The request for an extension must be made in writing and the applicant must appear before the Polygraph Licensing Advisory Committee.    
 
4.      WHAT HAPPENS IF I FAIL THE TEST?
 
Requirements may be prescribed if you fail the test on your first or second attempts.  If you fail the test a third time, your trainee license will be suspended.  You may submit a new application only after retaking and successfully completing a polygraph examiner’s course approved by the Department. 
 
5.      HOW MANY CRITIQUES ARE NECESSARY?
 
OAR 259-020-0010(2) requires submitting 20 examinations of the first 200 conducted.  The following format is mandatory:
 
Submit 5 exams out of the first 20 conducted                   (i.e., Test #1-#20)
Submit 5 exams out of the second 30 conducted               (i.e., Test #21-#50)
Submit 5 exams out of the third 50 conducted                   (i.e., Test #51-#100)
Submit 5 exams out of the last 100 conducted                  (i.e., Test #101-#200)
 
6.      WHEN ARE CRITIQUES DUE?
 
The original critiques MUST be completed on DPSST Form F203-a and MUST be completed within 30 days of each series listed above.  One copy should be retained by the reviewer and one by the trainee.
 
7.      WHEN SHOULD I RENEW MY LICENSE? 
 
At least 4-6 weeks prior to the expiration date to allow time to process the application and make up any deficiencies.  Allowing additional time ensures there are no lapses in your license.
 
 
8.      HOW MUCH ARE RENEWAL FEES?
 
The intern renew fee is $35 annually.
 
9.      DO I NEED TO ATTEND TRAINING?
 
Yes.  You are required to complete 30 hours of polygraph specific training during each two-year period.  The two-year period begins with the issuance of your trainee license.
 
10.    WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T ATTEND TRAINING OR FORGET TO SUBMIT
         MY TRAINING?
 
When your license expires, you will not be re-licensed until you submit proof of training.
 
11.    WHAT IF MY LICENSE EXPIRES?
 
You are prohibited from conducting polygraphs until you are re-licensed.
 
12.    IS THERE ANY PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE RULES?
 
Yes.  Your license may be suspended, revoked or the Department may refuse to issue a new license. Additionally, OAR 259-020-0050 states: Violation of any provision of the Act or of any rule adopted thereunder is a Class A Misdemeanor.
 
13.    WHAT IF SOMEONE COMPLAINS ABOUT ME?
 
The Polygraph Licensing Advisory Committee will review and investigate all complaints and then make a recommendation to the Director on all allegations. 
 
14.    DO I HAVE TO RETAIN ANY OTHER RECORDS?
 
Yes.  You must keep a numerical log or ledger (beginning with #1) of the examinations you conduct.  You must provide a brief record of the name of the person examined, date, time, type of examination and results, and any other information you consider pertinent.  You must also keep folders containing all available test information, including notes, questions, charts, reports and correspondence.
 
15.    HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO KEEP THESE RECORDS?
 
All records must be retained for a minimum of five (5) years, unless State Archives Records Retention Schedule requires longer maintenance.
 
16.    WHERE CAN I FIND THE RULES GOVERNING MY LICENSE?
 

Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 703 
 
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 259-020-0000 through OAR 259-020-0065).       
 


Polygraph Forms
Application for Polygraph Examiner License F203 
PLAC Review Critique F203a

Intern Study Guide
General Exam Study Guide