What is a Texas Polygraph Examiner Bond?
Be a Polygraph Examiner with the help of this bond!
The Polygraph Examiners Act states that a license application for the said profession is required to procure a surety bond.
The bond will serve as financial security in case the person commits an illegal act while administering a polygraph examination.
The role of a polygraph examiner is to use instruments or device that includes a polygraph, to verify the truth or to detect deception by recording the galvanic skin response, cardiovascular pattern, and respiratory pattern of an individual. The need for such will be for law enforcement.
How much is the bond amount?
The bond amount is $5,000, payable to the State of Texas. The bond will remain valid for two years starting from the date it becomes effective. In the case of cancellation, a 30-day notice is required.
How can I get a Texas Polygraph Examiners Bond?
You must seek the assistance of a surety bond company that is licensed to operate in the state of Texas such as Surety Bond Authority. The surety bond agent of the company will make things easier for you by guiding you through the whole process.
You will then have to apply for the Polygraph Examiners Bond.
Once you have applied for the surety bond, an expert underwriter will evaluate the relevant documents needed for this bond. The underwriter will check your financial history, job performance, and credit score.
Once qualified, the surety bond company will complete the Texas Polygraph Examiner Bond form, execute the bond, and send it to you.
What are the qualifications to become a Polygraph Examiner?
- The applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree from a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation accredited university or college
- The applicant must have investigative experience for five years
- The applicant must not be convicted of any offense that is directly related to the duties of a polygraph examiner
- The applicant should finish a polygraph examiner course and must complete a polygraph examiner internship for six months
- The applicant must take and pass the examination approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
What are the other Polygraph Examiner license requirements aside from the surety bond?
- Complete the Polygraph Examiner License application form
- Submit a criminal history
- Submit a disciplinary action history
- Pay the necessary application fee of $400
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