Lafayette Instrument


All Members of the American Association of Police Polygraphists shall:

  • Support the purposes and objectives of the AAPP
  • Maintain high standards of professional, moral, and ethical conduct and to serve the cause of truth and justice.
  • Respect the dignity of all persons, be just, fair, and impartial with each individual while discharging professional duties and objectives.
  • Abide by all the provisions of The Standards and Principles of Practice of the AAPP.
What's New

  • We are saddened to report that Editor Roger Butler is retiring from the editor position effective July 2017. We ask that you reach out to Roger and let him know how much you have appreciated his hard work and dedication to the AAPP and the fantastic journal publications that he has developed and produced over the years. He has done a tremendous job and he will be extremely hard to replace. Anyone interested in this position should contact Roger Butler and President Jim Wardwell for additional information.
    A.This Constitution and Bylaws may be adopted, amended, or repealed.
    B. Any change or amendments to the Constitution must be presented in writing to the full membership at least thirty days prior to the Annual Meeting. The motion for a Constitution amendment or change shall only carry when it has been seconded by a voting member and carried by a two-thirds majority of the voting members present. Upon passage the amendment or change shall take effect immediately unless otherwise specified in the change or amendment.
    C. An emergency amendment may be brought before the membership at the Annual Meeting requiring a two-thirds vote of the membership present to declare the emergency and acted upon by the membership.

  • AAPP 2017 Scholarship Recipients:
    • Benjamin Bryant - $4,000.00
      Father: David Bryant from Tampa, FL
    • JAngela Edgell- $2,500.00
      Father: Joseph Edgell from PA
    • Austin Newsom - $1,500.00
      Father: Andrew Newsom from NC

  • "Seeing threats, feds target instructors of polygraph-beating methods"
    See full story at: McClatchy

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The AAPP is Dedicated to...
American Association of Police Polygraphers
  • Encourage and develop cooperation among all American Law Enforcement Organizations in the application and utilization of accepted polygraph techniques;
  • Develop the highest standards of proficiency in the polygraph profession by fostering and encouraging scientific training and research through advanced study and progressive techniques;
  • Promote and maintain the highest standards of ethics, integrity, honor and conduct in the polygraph profession;
  • Provide an opportunity and forum for the exchange of information regarding polygraph experiences, studies and research;
  • Cooperate with other national, regional and state polygraph associations and other professional organizations in matters of mutual interest and of benefit to the polygraph profession.