Missouri Polygraph Association Application Information

Download the Application for Membership

If applying for full membership, also download Full Member Continuing Education Form.

*Print, Fill out, and Mail Application and Continued Education Form to:
Steve Owings, MPA Secretary
Lee’s Summit Police Department

Lee’s Summit, MO

Continued Education Information

In order to be compliant with Article V of the Missouri Polygraph Association By-Laws which state:

"Eligibility for Full Membership is restricted to Polygraph Examiners, who have attended and successfully graduated from an accredited school and completed an internship, as outlined by their respective training; completed at least sixteen hours of continuing education in any area of formal education associated with the participation and conduct of polygraph examinations, if not a graduate of an accredited polygraph school in the thirty six months preceding their application for membership; and completed a minimum of fifty polygraph examinations."

ALL applicants seeking to become Full Members must fill out the above Continued Education Form. Article IX continues by stating:

"The Professional Education Chair will notify the Board of Directors of any full member who fails to comply with the continuing education requirements and will recommend a change of membership from full member to associate member. Notification of status change will be sent by the secretary of the association to the member at the direction of the association president. The association president will assure the appropriate website membership changes."

Indicating that all members must abide by the new Continued Education Statues or face membership demotion. Contact the Professional Education Committee Chair, George F. Knowles with any questions about the Continued Education policy.