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Backster Polygraph NW, Inc./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, 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 with Cleve teaching. 


PRIORITY MESSAGE TO STUDENTS: Due to a website crash in April, 2015 student applications prior to that time were lost.  If you had regisered for our upcomming Kennewick, Washington course prior to April, 14 ... Please call the school Registrar, JT at (619) 233-6669 as soon as possible to discuss your application.  We may need you to fill out another application on line at  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. 


MAY, 2015

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 Todor Todorov (General Manager: ASSESS) e-mail: Polygraph@Assess.BG .


*(PE 194) is scheduled for September 14, 2015 in Kennewick, WA.  This course is filling rapidly so early enrollment is highly suggested  A 40-hour, Basic Post Conviction Sex Offender Training (PCSOT), a 30-hour Sexual Assault Polygraph Testing for Law Enforcement, and a 3-day (30-hour) weekend Advanced PCSOT will follow this training.


For more information on upcoming courses, please send us an e-mail:

Backster Polygraph NW, Inc., 3377 Bethel Road, STE 107, PMB #134, Port Orchard, WA  98366-5608, (619) 233-6669

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