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Welcome to our blog. You’ll find everything from things going on here at the office, to interviews, to helpful information in regards to our industry.

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Hot Seat Chronicles – Episode 3 – How to beat a polygraph

Robert Smith explains how people attempt to use physical and mental countermeasures to beat a polygraph. He covers stepping on a tack, imagining you're in heaven or hell, how the old analog units and the modern computerized units work, and how the brain reacts when...

Hot Seat Chronicles – Episode 1 – Meet our founder

Meet the Vice President of the Virginia Polygraph Association and Owner of Smith & Associates Pre-employment and Polygraph Services - Robert Smith - and see in this episode what he thinks makes him one of the best examiners in his field.

Hot Seat Chronicles – Episode 2 – How to tell if someone is lying

Find out how you can tell if someone is lying to you in this episode of Hot Seat Chronicles with founder and director of Smith and Associates Pre-employment & Polygraph Services, Robert Smith. He covers body posture, speech patterns, eye movements, women's...

Intern in the hot seat!

SAPPS has been non-stop busy since VA opened up! We're in the process of working with new clients, both on the private polygraph side of things, as well as municipalities. Over the weekend we conducted polygraphs for the Prince William County Fire & Rescue...

Covid-19 Creativity

Here at SAPPS we know your safety is important. You don't take it for granted, and neither do we. Here's an example from yesterday at the office: Pictures of makeshift polygraph room at District 9. We set up in the conference room, so examinees can access from that...

Who We Are

Smith and Associates Pre-Employment and polygraph Services, LLC, is a small veteran-owned business, which was established in March 2013, by owner Robert J. Smith. While previously employed with a state agency in Northern Virginia that used polygraph services, he...

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Intern in the hot seat!

SAPPS has been non-stop busy since VA opened up! We're in the process of working with new clients, both on the private polygraph side of things, as well as municipalities. Over the weekend we conducted polygraphs for the Prince William County Fire & Rescue...

Covid-19 Creativity

Here at SAPPS we know your safety is important. You don't take it for granted, and neither do we. Here's an example from yesterday at the office: Pictures of makeshift polygraph room at District 9. We set up in the conference room, so examinees can access from that...

Who We Are

Smith and Associates Pre-Employment and polygraph Services, LLC, is a small veteran-owned business, which was established in March 2013, by owner Robert J. Smith. While previously employed with a state agency in Northern Virginia that used polygraph services, he...

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