About Bruce

BRUCE STEVENSON,
Texas Polygraph License #939

Work Experience:

  • Employed By Temple Police Department for sixteen years – separated with the rank of Lieutenant
  • Taught in the Central Texas  Regional Police Academy ten years
  • Taught at Temple Junior College Three years
  • Taught at Texas Crime Prevention Institute five years
  • Taught security training courses for private security five years
  • Employed by Austin Police Department as Chief Polygraph Examiner for nine years – Separated in January 2004
  • Taught interview and interrogation in the Austin Police Academy
  • Owned and managed an investigative/polygraph company since 1989

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Graduate of the University of Houston Polygraph School
  • Graduate of the University of Houston Forensic Hypnotist School
  • Graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy
  • Graduate of the Texas Crime Prevention Institute
  • JPCOT (Joint Polygraph Committee on Offender Testing) certified
  • Specialize in marriage counsel testing
  • Perform testing of the following:  clinical, criminal specific, legal, private, post conviction sex offender, fidelity/relationship and E.P.P.A. (Employee Polygraph Protection Act)
  • N.R.A. certified police firearms instructor and classified as a Distinguished Master
  • Held an Advanced Certificate and Instructors Certificate from the Texas Commission on  Law Enforcement Officers’ Standards and Education
  • Qualify as an expert witness  in court testimony
  • Worked in law enforcement in excess of thirty-eight years and have administered polygraph examinations in excess of twenty-five years.
  • Administered in excess of one hundred homicide polygraph examinations
  • Portion of clients: Travis County Sheriff’s Department, County and District Attorney’s Office of Travis County;  Federal Attorney’s Office; Department of Defense; F.B.I.; A.T.F.; D.E.A.; Texas Rangers; and other governmental agencies that are confidential and Cannot be listed
  • Own private polygraph company (Chapparal Business Security) and perform clinical, criminal specific, and E.P.P.A. (Employee Polygraph Protection Act) testing

Professional Memberships:

  • American Polygraph Association
  • Texas Association of Law Enforcement Polygraph Investigators (TALEPI) past Secretary treasurer, Outstanding Service Award 1997
  • Texas Association of Polygraph Examiners (TAPE), past Board of Directors member, past Chairman Membership Committee
  • Polygraph Examiner of the Year Award  of Texas in 1995 and 1999

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