Texas DPS Law Enforcement Polygraph School

August 16, 2020

Polygraph News

Congratulations to the new examiners of Class 33 who graduated from the Texas Department of Public Safety Law Enforcement Polygraph School on March 15, 2024.

Special congratulations also to Class 33 students Jeremie Rohr and Allison Joins.  Jeremie Rohr was awarded the DPS Director's Award for highest class GPA, and Allison Joins was awarded the School Director's Award for overall outstanding student.  

The Basic Polygraph Examiners Course for Class 34 will begin on September 9, 2024.  All slots are currently filled.  Any applications received will be reviewed in 2025 for the next school, Class 35.  No dates have been set for this class yet.

Application Process

To be considered for the Basic Polygraph Examiners Course, 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; and

  • Have at least five years of law enforcement investigative experience or a four-year degree from a university.

For additional questions regarding the school, please refer to the online school catalog or contact the school’s administrative assistant.