Polygraph Services

Dr. Stainback is an internationally recognized expert in insider threats and work place aberrant behaviors.  Dr. Stainback leverages this extensive experience with his certification as a Forensic Psychophysiologist (Polygraph Examiner) especially observing human behavioral forms of deception.  As a graduate of the American International Institute of Polygraph, Dr. Stainback is familiar with the latest techniques and trends in polygraph testing and couples his training and practical experience as an examiner with his extensive industrial security, law enforcement, international and academic (research) experience.  Dr. Stainback serves on American Polygraph Association (APA) committees and is an Associate Editor of Polygraph & Forensic Credibility Assessment: A Journal of Science and Field Practice. 

Dr. Stainback is a graduate of the American International Institute of Polygraph and an associate member of the American Polygraph Association and a member of the Tennessee Polygraph Association (TPA). 

Dr. Stainback has an American Polygraph Association Certification of Training in Post-Conviction Sex Offender Polygraph Testing (PCSOT) and performs PCSOT (testing) for the Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board (TSOTB).  

Dr. Joseph R Stainback IV is fully licensed in the State of Tennessee (Lic #113) and the Commonwealths of Virginia (Lic. #16-01001089) and Kentucky. 


David L. Motsinger Horizon Award

American Polygraph Association prestigious David L. Motsinger Horizon Award .. “in recognition of a shining star in the polygraph profession or association who early in their career demonstrates loyalty, professionalism and dedication to the polygraph profession.” Mr. Motsinger was a dedicated polygraph examiner for the Indiana State police while serving the APA and other polygraph organizations. 

IARPA CASE Challenge - 3rd Place Award 2019

Dr. Joseph R. Stainback IV - Strategic Cognitive and Mobility Room (SCAMR) - SCAMR employs an Escape Room concept and an Espionage scenario to incentivize participant deception and elicit reactions through a series of puzzles, riddles, and strategy.

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