JANENE E. GORDON, MA - Certified Polygraph Examiner
Post Office Box 1954
Discovery Bay, CA 94514
Telephone (925) 550-5709
Janene Gordon is a certified polygraph examiner with over 26 years of professional polygraph experience. She is owner and sole proprietor of Polygraph: Proof Positive. She has a total of over 38 years 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 Defense 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 traveled 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.
United States Postal Inspector: Major Federal Crimes Investigator, 1971-2004
United States Postal Inspector/Polygraph Examiner/Program Manager: 1984-2004
Macy's Department Store, Loss Prevention Specialist, Sacramento, CA, 1969-1971
Basic Polygraph Examiner Course, Department of Defense Polygraph Institute, 1985
Advanced Polygraph Studies Course, University of Virginia, 1988
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 Defense Polygraph Institute, 1995
Bomb Specialist Training, US Postal Inspection Service, 1996
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 defense 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 1968
California State University, BA, Business Admin/Police Science, Sacramento, 1970
California State University, MA, Social Sciences, Sacramento, 1976
University of Virginia, Graduate Studies, Charlottesville, VA, 1988
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; President 2010 >
Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), 1999>
Life Member, Northern California Association of Police Officers
Association of Retired Federal Employees: 2005-present
National Polygraph Association (NPA), 2008>
National Association of Retired Postal Inspectors (NARPI), 2009>
American Standards of Testing & Materials (ASTM), 2007>
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; Anthrax Investigations; Scottsdale, AZ Bomb Investigation.
Rick Jordan is a certified polygraph examiner, or “Forensic Psychophysiologist.” He is the President of RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. Rick has over 35 years experience as a criminal investigator. He has received over 4000 hours of training in law enforcement and criminal investigations.
Rick has over 10 years of experience in the field of Polygraph. He received his training in polygraph from the Argenbright International Institute of Polygraph in Atlanta, Georgia in 1998. He graduated second in his class after ten weeks of training. After graduation, he completed a year internship with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
He attends several seminars every year to keep up with the latest innovations in the profession. Since 1998, he has received over three thousand five hundred (3500) hours of training in the science of polygraph and has administered over two thousand (2000) polygraphs.
After retiring from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, he spent six years as the head polygraph examiner for the Northern District of Nevada, Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division. In that position, he conducted criminal polygraph examinations of suspects, victims and witnesses of various crimes, including homicide, arson, theft, assault, child sexual assault, child molestation, rape, escape, missing persons, and drug offences. He also conducted polygraph examinations on applicants for various law enforcement positions.
In addition, he provided the polygraph testing of convicted sex offenders in treatment under the supervision of the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation for the northern division of Nevada.
Now that he has retired from government service, he is continuing to provide his expertise to the private sector. He has relocated to Montana, where he is providing his services in the Montana / Wyoming areas, while he is continuing to service his clients in northern California area on a regular basis. He also travels wherever his clients might need his service.
RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. Private polygraph Examiner, 2001-present
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
Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Polygraph Examiner 1998 – 2001.
Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division, Senior Examiner, 2001- 2007.
RF Jordan & Associates, Inc. Conduct private, civil and criminal, polygraph examinations, 2000- present
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 1998
California Association of Polygraph Examiners: Member of the Board of Directors 2005 to present
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 writing standard for Law Enforcement Applicant Pre-employment Testing 2004 to 2006 and committee member to rewrite the APA Standards of Practices 2006 to 2007
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
Ronald M. Higa - Certified Polygraph Examiner
1339 Park Western Dr., Suite 123
San Pedro, CA 90732
Office Tel: (310) 650-6141
Ronald (Ron) Higa is a certified polygraph examiner with over 32 years of criminal investigation experience. Although he retired as a certified federal polygraph examiner, he also worked as a counterespionage case officer and police officer. In addition to the training he received in the polygraph field, he has also received training in a multitude of criminal investigation disciplines, facets of counterintelligence operations as well as investigating violations of federal and state criminal statues.
Ron is a graduate of the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (now known as the Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment), the internationally recognized leader in polygraph training and credibility assessment research. He has maintained his training and education in the polygraph field by meeting and exceeding federal standards for continuing education. He is also a primary polygraph instructor at the Orange County Polygraph Institute in Mission Viejo, CA.
As a federal polygraph examiner, Ron has conducted polygraph examinations throughout the United States. He has conducted polygraph examinations related to mail bomb investigation, assaults, robberies, burglaries, thefts, embezzlements, child sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassments and other areas. He has also conducted polygraph examinations on a contract basis for the City of Los Angeles as well as for private clients.
Ron’s broad spectrum of experience in criminal, counterintelligence and civil investigations makes him uniquely suited to meet the polygraph needs of private attorneys, private individuals, law enforcement agencies and those involved in sex offender treatment programs.
US Postal Inspector/Polygraph Examiner/Program Manager, 2003-2008
US Postal Inspector/Prohibited Mailing Investigations, 1991-2003
US Air Force Office of Special Investigations/Counterespionage Case Officer, 1984-1991
Honolulu Police Department /Police Sergeant, 1976-1984
California Association of Polygraph Examiners, numerous training conferences thru 2011
Post-Conviction Sexual Offender Testing, American Polygraph Association 2010
American Association of Police Polygraphists, Training Conferences thru 2009
Senior Examiner’s Course, Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment 2008
US Postal Inspection Service, training conferences between 2003 thru 2008
Countermeasures Course, Department of Defense Polygraph Institute 2006
Basic Examiner’s Course, Department of Defense Polygraph Institute 2003
As a federal agent/polygraph examiner, conducted polygraph examinations throughout the United States. Polygraph examinations conducted included, mail bombs, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, embezzlements, sexual assaults, sexual harassment and pre-employment examinations.
As a private examiner, conducted pre-employment polygraph examinations for the City of Los Angeles and also conducted examinations for private clients.
Primary Polygraph Instructor, Orange County Polygraph Institute, Mission Viejo, CA.