CALIFORNIA POLYGRAPH EXAMINERS
WHEN YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW THE TRUTH Los Angeles 323-810-2841 / San Francisco 415-632-3685 / San Diego 619-866-5650
Our examiners have a combined total of 90+ years of investigative experience and 60 years conducting polygraph examinations.
Mr. Jordan is a certified polygraph examiner, or “Forensic Psychophysiologist.” with over 15 years of professional polygraph experience. He is the President of RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. Mr. Jordan has over 35 years of experience as a criminal investigator. He has received extensive law enforcement training from numerous federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. He is also a POST certified law enforcement instructor.
Mr Jordan received his basic polygraph training from the Argenbright International Institute of Polygraph in Atlanta, Georgia following the same curriculum administered by the Department of Defence Polygraph Institute. He then completed a year of internship with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation state-wide polygraph unit. He has maintained continuous training by attending yearly seminars sponsored by the American Polygraph Association (APA), the American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP), the California Association of Polygraph Examiners (CAPE), and the National Polygraph Association (NPA), receiving from seventy to one hundred twenty hours of training per year. He is currently on the board of directors of CAPE.
As an Special Agent and Polygraph Examiner for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, he conducted criminal polygraph examinations of suspects, victims and witnesses of various crimes, including homicide, arson, theft, assault, child sexual assault, child molestation, rape, prison escape, missing persons, drug offences, applicant pre-employment and many others; assisting federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
After retiring from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, he spent over six years as the Chief Polygraph Examiner for the northern district of Nevada for the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division. In that position he was responsible for providing polygraph services for all governmental and law enforcement agencies throughout the northern half of Nevada. In addition, he provided the polygraph testing of convicted sex offenders in treatment that were under the supervision of the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation for the northern half of Nevada.
Now that he has retired from government service, he is continuing to provide his expertise to the private sector. He has relocated his home office to Montana, where he is providing his services throughout the western states, including Alaska, North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, California, Utah, Idaho, and parts of Canada (when work permit is available.) He also has offices in San Francisco to service his clients in Northern California and Northern Nevada and an office in Los Angeles to service our clients in Southern California on a regular basis. He will travel where ever his clients might need his service. He recently spent two months in Nigeria collaborating with two other experts establishing the first pre-employment polygraph program for the nation of Nigeria, National Police Force.
RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. President / Certified Polygraph Examiner,
Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division. Criminal Investigator III. Chief Polygraph Examiner, Northern District,
2001 - 2007
Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Polygraph Examiner.
1989 - 2000 Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent, Criminal Investigator,
1975 to 2000
Manatee County Sheriff‘s Department, Bradenton, Florida, Deputy Sheriff, Narcotics Division
1973 - 1975
Security Services Inc. and Pinkerton Detective Agency, Loss Prevention Specialist / Private Investigations.
1970 - 1973
Basic Polygraph Examiner Course: Argenbright International School of Polygraph,
1998 Post Conviction Sex Offender Examiner: Argenbright International School of Polygraph
Senior Polygraph Examiners: The Defence Academy for Credibility Assessment
Ongoing polygraph training: Minimum of 75 hours training per year
Advanced Interview and Interrogation Techniques (Reid & Associates),
Computer Polygraph Training, Axciton Polygraph School,
APA, AAPP, NPA and CAPE seminars yearly.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Polygraph Examiner
1998 – 2001
Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division, Senior Examiner,
Jordan Polygraph Services, a division of RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. President / Senior, Certified Polygraph Examiner, 2000- present
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Contract Polygraph Examiner
2011 to 2013
Nigerian National Police Force,
Polygraph Related Testimony:
Accepted as an expert in polygraph in several Georgia State Superior Courts and in Northern Nevada Superior Courts. Testified in Georgia Superior Courts and Nevada parole/probation revocation hearings.
Georgia Military College, AA, General Studies, Milledgeville, Georgia
Oakland College. Farmington, Michigan Undergraduate Studies,
Georgia Polygraph Association, Charter Member
California Association of Polygraph Examiners:
Member of the Board of Directors 2005 to present. Chairman of the National Association Committee
Chairman of the Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing Committee.
American Association of Police Polygraphists.
American Association of Testing and Materials, International: Committee E-52, Forensic Psychophysiology and Committee E-30 Forensic Sciences
American Polygraph Association:
Committee chair, authored the standard for Law Enforcement Applicant Pre-employment Screening Testing 2004 to 2006
and committee member to rewrite the APA Standards of Practices 2006 to 2007
British and European Polygraph Association
National Polygraph Association
British Polygraph Association
Certified Forensic Law Enforcement Polygraph Examiner: American Association of Police Polygraphists
Certified Polygraph Examiner: California Association of Polygraph Examiners
Certified Post Conviction Sex Offender Examiner: The American Polygraph Association.
Licensing: North Dakota: Detection of Deception Examiner License # D-00038
South Dakota: Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission, Polygraph Examiner License # 141
Utah: Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Deception Detection examiner License # 7131702-6402
JANENE E. GORDON, MA
Janene Gordon is a certified polygraph examiner with over 28 years of professional polygraph experience. She is owner and sole proprietor of Polygraph: Proof Positive. She has a total of over 38years of criminal investigative experience. She has received extensive law enforcement training from numerous federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
Janene received her basic polygraph training from the US Department of Defence Polygraph Institute, the world's leading polygraph research and training program. She has maintained continuous training by attending yearly American Polygraph Association, American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP), and California Association of Polygraph Examiners (CAPE) seminars. She has also served on the Board of Directors of all three of these professional originations. Currently, she serves as the Vice President of AAPP and has held the Region I Director elected position since 1999. She currently is also the President of CAPE.
She has travelled all over the continental United States, its territories, and some foreign countries conducting polygraph examinations involving all conceivable types of criminal, as well as, civil issues. She has qualified as an expert and testified concerning polygraph in local, state, and federal courts. Over her career she has also been responsible for supervising other polygraph examiners and conducting quality control of their examinations.
Since retiring from federal service, Janene has established Polygraph: Proof Positive. She offers and provides her extensive knowledge and experience in polygraph to private attorneys, law enforcement agencies, and individuals needing to know the truth.
Polygraph: Proof Positive , Self Employed (Criminal & Civil Polygraphs),
2005-present United States Postal Inspector: Major Federal Crimes Investigator,
United States Postal Inspector/Polygraph Examiner/Program Manager:
Macy's Department Store, Loss Prevention Specialist, Sacramento, CA,
Basic Polygraph Examiner Course, Department of Defence Polygraph Institute,
Advanced Polygraph Studies Course, University of Virginia,
Ongoing polygraph training seminars conducted by the US Postal Inspection Service, FBI, other federal agencies, American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP), the American Polygraph Association (APA), and the California Association of Polygraph Examiners, 1985-present.
Advanced Interview and Interrogation Techniques (Reid & Associates),
1985 plus yearly training
Computer Polygraph Training, Department of Defence Polygraph Institute,
Bomb Specialist Training, US Postal Inspection Service,
Sex Offender Testing Procedures (Eric Holden Series),
1995-1997 plus yearly training
Countermeasure Training Courses, US Postal Inspection Service
2000-2004 plus yearly training
Employee Applicant Screening Courses, US Postal Inspection Service,
1997-2004 plus yearly training
Conducted polygraph examinations for the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and other federal, state, and local agencies in various criminal investigations including robberies, burglaries, thefts, sexual assaults, child molestation, murders, explosive devices, narcotics, mail fraud, gambling (lottery fraud), embezzlements. Conducted polygraph examinations for applicant screening purposes and for civil litigation.
Established a private polygraph practice upon retirement from the USPIS and have conducted criminal, civil, and EPPA-allowed polygraph examinations for law enforcement agencies, private attorneys, public defence attorneys, and corporations.
Polygraph Related Testimony:
Testified in US District proceedings in Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, California, Oregon, Nevada, & Washington (Criminal and Civil hearings) . Testified in various city, state, & federal courts throughout the US.
American River Junior College, AA, Sacramento, CA
California State University, BA, Business Admin/Police Science, Sacramento,
California State University, MA, Social Sciences, Sacramento,
University of Virginia, Graduate Studies, Charlottesville, VA,
Professional Affiliations & Elected Positions:
American Polygraph Association (APA), 1985-2009; Director, BOD: 1991-1993
American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP),
1991>; Region I Director, BOD: 1999-2009; VP: 2009>
California Association of Polygraph Examiners (CAPE),
1994>; Director, BOD: 2005-2006; VP: 2006-2010;
Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA),
Life Member, Northern California Association of Police Officers
Association of Retired Federal Employees: 2005-present
National Polygraph Association (NPA), 2008>
National Association of Retired PostalInspectors (NARPI),
American Standards of Testing & Materials (ASTM),
High Profile Cases:
Patty Hearst Kidnapping Case
Sam Bailey Burglary Gang Investigation;
UNIBOM Task Force;
Eagle River, AK Bomb/Murder Investigation;
Ruby, AK Postmaster Murder Investigation;
Arizona Land Fraud Investigations;
Barrigada, Guam PO Armed Robbery;
Honolulu PO Armed Robbery;
Scottsdale, AZ Bomb Investigation.
JANENE E. GORDON, MA - Certified Polygraph Examiner
Discovery Bay, CA
RONALD M. HIGA
Skills and Qualifications:
Private Polygraph Examiner
Primary Instructor, Orange County Polygraph Institute, CA.
Certified Examiner, Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing
Federally Certified Polygraph Examiner (retired)
Former Air Force Counterespionage Case Officer
Former Police Sergeant
Education and Professional Training:
B.A. Psychology University of Hawaii
B.A. Sociology University of Hawaii
Certificate Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing
Certificate Senior Examiner’s Course
Certificate Polygraph Countermeasure Course
Certificate Department of Defence Polygraph Institute
Certificate U.S. Postal Inspection Service Academy
Certificate Air Force Office of Special Investigations Academy
Certificate Honolulu Police Department Academy
Private Polygraph Examiner,
July 2008 –Current
U.S. Postal Inspector: U.S. Postal Inspection Service
May 1991 – July 2008
Special Agent: Air Force Office of Special Investigations,
August 1984 – May 1991
Police Sergeant: Honolulu Police Department,
September 1976 – August 1984
American Polygraph Association
American Association of Police Polygraphists
California Association of Polygraph Examiners
National Association of Retired Postal Inspectors
Ret. US Postal Inspector