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Backster Associates, Inc., and Backster Polygraph NW, Inc., dba the Backster School of Lie Detection also conducts polygraphs for: Criminal; Civil; Fidelity; Pre-Employment; Immigration; PCSOT; as well as Forensic Security Interviews. Serving the Polygraph Profession since 1959!

The Backster School of Lie Detection remains loyal to the Backster Zone Comparison Technique, however we now feature the Matte Quadri-Track along with other validated techniques and TDA scoring methodology including: Federal Zone/Bi-Zone; AFMGQT, DLST, Utah, etc.  Backster students will also have a unique opportunity to still learn directly from the Grand Master and Father of the Modern Polygraph Technique, Cleve Backster, through numerous audio/video sessions that were previously recorded.  We are a school of choice for numerous Countries, for both private and law enforcement training, including:  Australia, Bulgaria, New Zealand, Canada, China, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatamala, Israel, Iran, Jamaica, Panama, South Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Scotland, etc.


The Backster School of Lie Detection is pleased to announce the addition of a 2-Day PCSOT Training Course specifically designed for Treatment, Probation, and Parole personnel to further acquaint them with PCSOT Polygraph Methodology. Please register or e-mail the school, if interested.
***PRIORITY CHANGE NOTIFICATION (PE-195) and (PE-197):  Our scheduled Oklahoma City course (PE-195) had to be canceled due to new Oklahoma polygraph school licensure requirements.  We have returned to our home base in San Diego and we have decided to not offer a mobile travelling school anymore as its difficult and expensive to stay in compliance with constantly changing state regulations and requirements. Pending California BPPE reapproval, we can not charge more than $2,500 tuition and our January 16,2017 course (PE-197) will be offered at $2,495.  This is less than 1/2 price and is a savings of $2,705.  Please register or e-mail the School Registrar, if interested!
BACKSTER EUROPE: ​The Backster School of Lie Detection is pleased to announce a direct association with ASSESS, Ltd and the General Manager, Todor Todorov for continuing Backster Polygraph Training courses in Bulgaria and other countries.  With this association, the Backster School of Lie Detection, through ASSESS, is able to offer a direct internship program following graduation from the basic polygraph training course.  This will allow students to complete their required field project of 20 polygraphs and gain invaluable polygraph experience.  For information on the next class or to register ... contact Velina.  E-mail address: Polygraph@Assess.BG .


PE-198:  Is currently scheduled for Sofia, Bulgaria next fall.  For information, contact Velina at Polygraph@Assess.BG

PE-197:  San Diego, CA.,  January 16-March 24. 2017.

SCHOOL REGISTRAR:  JT Adams, Backster Associates, Inc./Backster School of Lie Detection, 861 6th Ave, Ste 725, San Diego, CA  92101.  (619) 233-6669.


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