Mark P Smith
Expert Polygraph Testing
P.O. Box 50
Pompton Plains NJ, 07444
Retired DA's Office detective with extensive experience in the investigation of adult and child sexual assaults, child interviewing and witness and suspect interviewing.
I am a certified polygraph examiner.
I have served as an expert witness in sexual assault, police procedure and polygraph cases..
ABOUT THE EXPERT
I am a retired detective from the county prosecutors (district attorneys) office. I have extensive expertise in the areas of adult and child sexual assaults, suspect, victim and witness interviewing, including child interviewing, and polygraph. I have trained thousands of criminal justice and other professionals in these and other areas, across the country. I have been accepted in superior court as an expert in the investigation of child sexual assaults. I have appeared on national television as an expert in the investigation of adult sexual assaults, date rape and stalking.
2004-Present Owner, Expert Polygraph Testing 1990-2004 Morris County Prosecutors Office 1984-1990 East Hanover Township Police Department
Maryland Inst. of Criminal Justice, Polygraph Training (400 hours) 1999
Attorney Generals Advanced Investigation Course (120 hours) 1991
Morris County Police Training Academy (804 hours) 1984
Fairleigh Dickinson University M.A. 2007
Rutgers University B.A. 1983
Advanced Statement Analysis (24 hours) 2001
Statement Analysis (32 hours) 1997
Cultural Diversity (16 hours) 1996
Advanced Criminal Investigation (40 hours) 1995
Have attended over 90 other in-service training courses on:
Detecting Deception, Incident Command, Interviewing Terrorists, Responding to a Terrorist Incident, Child, Victim, Witness and Suspect Interviewing, Sexual Assaults, Homicide, Arson, Employee Theft, Fraud, Sexual Harassment, Criminal Investigation and other topics.
Have lectured across the country on Detecting Deception, Effective Interviewing, The Psychology of Lying, Using Psychological Influence, Investigation of Sexual Assaults, Pedophiles and Child Sexual Assaults, Advanced Interrogation, Interviewing Child Victims, Statement Analysis and the Detection of Deception and Polygraph for the following agencies and organizations:
United States Secret Service, Mid Atlantic Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network (MAGLOCLEN), National Association of Parole and Probation Officers, New Jersey Sex Crimes Officers Association, The Probation Officers Association of NJ (PANJ), The Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS), New Jersey State Institutional Abuse Unit (DYFSIA), International security staffs of Chase Manhattan Bank, Novartis Pharmceuticals and Teleperformance., Superior Court employees of Cape May, Mercer, Monmouth and Somerset Counties, Rockland County New York District Attorneys Office, Morris County Police Academy, attorneys and detectives in Sussex and Morris County Prosecutors Offices, Students and staff of Drew University, Seton Hall University, The College of St. Elizabeth, Bloomfield College, The County College of Morris, Doctors, nursing staff and security personnel at Morristown Memorial Hospital, (the former) Dover General Hospital, Mountainside Hospital, St. Clares Hospital and Overlook Hospital, the Judicial Mentoring Program, North Jersey Court Administrators Association, and many other groups.
Feedback from training seminar attendees includes: "Best training ever attended!"
Polygraph consultant for CNN Headline News Awarded Detective of the Year by the Morris County Detectives Association in 2003.
Appeared as an expert on national television to discuss Stalking, Date Rape and the investigation of adult sexual assaults.
Admitted in Superior Court as an expert in the investigation of child sexual abuse.
Recognized by the Morris County Detectives Association for Excellence in the Field of Criminal Investigation, in 1995.
American Polygraph Association (APA) - Full Member
New Jersey Polygraphists (NJP) - Member, Presiden
All certificates of training are available upon request.
References from managers who have sponsored my training seminars are available upon request.