Welcome to CAPE

California Association of Polygraph Examiners is an association of more than one hundred professionals dedicated to:

  • Serving the cause of truth with integrity, objectivity and fairness to all persons.
  • Judiciously screening applicants for membership as to their education, training, experience and moral character so as to assure professional competence and ethical conduct by all members.
  • Encouraging education of members of this association and the polygraph community through education and training and to provide a forum for the presentation and exchange of information relative to polygraphy.
  • Regulating the conduct of members by requiring the utilization of generally accepted standards, procedures and techniques.
  • Governing its members by establishing a Code of Ethics and a set of Standards and Principles of Practice and requiring adherence to that code.