To promote and impel the use and development of the polygraph technique in Britain and Europe, embracing all European and International professionals who want to share their experiences, in benefit of the society, dedicated to the truth.
Encourage and develop cooperation among all European Law Enforcement Organisations in the application and utilisation 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, honour and conduct in the polygraph profession.
Provide an opportunity and forum for the exchange of information regarding polygraph experiences, studies and research.
Co-operate with worldwide polygraph associations and other professional organisations in matters of mutual interest and of benefit to the polygraph profession.
Welcome to the Official web site for Polygraph professionals in Britain and the rest of Europe. We also welcome members of the public, governments or corporate bodies who wish to learn more about this specialist skill and who seek help and advise.
The British Polygraph Association (BPA) is the largest organisation of its type in Britain and the rest of Europe and it encourages professional polygrahers and those involved in the detection of deception, around the world to join our ever increasing numbers.
BPA examiners are highly qualified professionals who are motivated to help those who employ our services by verifying the truth, while following the highest standards of moral, ethical, and professional conduct. BPA governs the conduct of its members by requiring adherence to a Code of Ethics and a set of Standards and Principles of Practice.
In order to become a BPA member, examiners must adhere to strict guidelines and educational requirements that include hundreds of hours of coursework at an accredited school, as well as an internship. As in many respected professions, BPA members must acquire continuing education and training in order to maintain membership.
It is this strict entry criteria and the monitoring of our membership that gives those employing our services the highest level of confidence.