Texas DPS Law Enforcement Polygraph School

August 16, 2020

Polygraph News

The Basic Polygraph Examiners Course for Class 29 will be held January 4-March 12, 2021.  Applications will continue to be accepted until November 1, 2020.  Submit applications to polygraph@dps.texas.gov.
The next Advanced Polygraph Training Course will be held on December 7-11, 2020. Click here for more information.


Congratulations to the new examiners of Class 28 who graduated from the Texas Department of Public Safety Law Enforcement Polygraph School on November 15, 2019.

Special congratulations also to Class 28 students Abby Giampolo and Miles Keene. Abby Giampolo was awarded the Thomas A. Davis, Jr., Award for highest GPA, and Miles Keene was awarded the School Director's Award for overall outstanding student.

To be considered for Class 29, applicants must:

  • Complete and submit a Texas DPS Polygraph School Application
  • Be a US citizen
  • Have no convictions for a felony offense or a misdemeanor offense of moral turpitude
  • Be a full-time employee of the law enforcement agency sponsoring the student
  • Have at least five years of law enforcement investigative experience or a four-year degree from a university.

Students applying from the state of Texas must also have a Texas-licensed polygraph examiner who has agreed to sponsor the student during the intern licensing portion of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations licensing process.

For further information on the Texas polygraph licensing process, visit the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation’s web site, or send an e-mail.  For all other questions regarding the school, please refer to the online school catalog or contact the school’s administrative assistant.