This type of Polygraph Examination is a case/issue specific examination that is aimed at identifying the deceptive party and clearing the innocent, polygraph Examinations of this kind can be used in any type of scenario where the aim is to determine the involvement of individuals in a specific incident.
The name of this examination is self – explanatory. In some instances of utilization of this technique, it can with justification be called “Screening Polygraph Examinations”. Pre-employment Polygraph Examinations are utilized by Institutions, Companies or Governments where all applicants are subjected to this type of polygraph examination to determine their suitability for employment.
A Pre-Employment Polygraph examination will also have the following benefits:
- Ensuring the applicant was honest on the application form;
- Giving the applicant an opportunity to make voluntary admissions, and
- Enabling the employer to make a decision based on information gained before, during and after the polygraph examination, as well as the result of the examination.
The following relevant questions are suggested as a basis for developing your own set of questions. (Note: Please bear in mind the polygraph ethics restricts examiners to the use of a maximum of eight relevant questions in a pre-employment polygraph examination.)
- Do you have any debt, which you did not tell me about?
- In the past two (2) years, have you used any illegal substances?
- Are you currently a member of a criminal group?
- Did you ever commit an undetected crime, which you did not tell me about?
- Did you ever steal anything to the value of R 500.00 or more from any place you have worked at in the past?
- Did you leave any of your previous employers due to any type of dishonesty?
Periodic polygraph examinations also referred to as maintenance examinations is used as a preventative measure. It reduces theft and fraud by identifying compromised individuals during periodic screening. This type of examination is particularly effective in industries with large volumes of stock. Having regular examinations in such a setting offers a psychological shield against theft as employees know they will be subjected to intermittent testing. Staff would also then be less likely to fall victim to criminal syndicates looking for a soft target.
Recommended for positions of trust
Criminal syndicates often target individuals with access to physical wealth or sensitive corporate accounts and information.
These positions include:
- Managers & Department heads
- Stock controllers
- Finance staff
- R&D personnel
- Cleaning staff
- Company Security personnel
- Domestic workers
Scientific Content Analysis
Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN) is the Analysis of the written language in an open statement. This analysis has the advantage that a large number of persons can be asked to answer a Questionnaire in writing and the Questionnaire can then be mailed/faxed/e-mailed to the Analyst for analysis.
Interviewing and Interrogation
All the members of our company are fully versed in interviewing and interrogation techniques and this service is provided at an hourly rate.
Criminal Record Checks
This facility is self-explanatory and for understandable reasons only available in the Republic of South Africa.
We offer the following checks for our Clients:
Academic Qualifications (Matric & Tertiary)
Vehicle Licence Validation
Various other checks, details available on request
Structure and Examiners
All examiners of this company completed formal polygraph training courses through Polygraph Schools, which are internationally recognized and accredited by the APA as Polygraph Training Institutions.
All members are also in their private capacity affiliated members of the American Polygraph Association which is internationally recognized as the most renowned body on the subject of Psycho- physiological Detection of Deception by means of the polygraph. The examiners of this company are also all members of the Southern African Polygraph Federation (SAPFED).