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2014-01-27 12:32:00

LEWES, Del., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,900 US law enforcement agencies have dropped the old polygraph in favor of the Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA®) according to the National Association of Computer Voice Stress Analysts (NACVSA), an organization representing over 2,000 law enforcement, security and military agencies worldwide. Starting in 1989, mostly with smaller police agencies, the switch to the CVSA includes such large metropolitan police agencies as...

2014-01-10 23:22:23

Bust Liars designed by Mark Adams is the latest program that teaches people how to know if their partner is telling them the truth. Is the Bust Liars review on the site Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Bust Liars is the latest program that teaches people how to tell when someone is lying to them, and how to get this person to tell the truth. The program also reveals emotional signs that help people know if their husband or wife is not telling them the truth,...

2013-02-08 23:01:11

Sex crimes defense attorney Patrick Roberts of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, gets alleged rape case dropped after accused is given an opportunity to explain his version of events. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Experienced North Carolina sex crimes defense attorney Patrick Roberts of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, recently helped a local college student avoid rape charges. The student wisely secured legal representation early enough in the investigation and no charges were ever filed against...

2011-11-17 03:35:14

A man with a low IQ confesses to a gruesome crime. Confession in hand, the police send his blood to a lab to confirm that his blood type matches the semen found at the scene. It does not. The forensic examiner testifies later that one blood type can change to another with disintegration. This is untrue. The newspaper reports the story, including the time the man says the murder took place. Two witnesses tell the police they saw the woman alive after that. The police send them home, saying...

2011-02-16 17:11:50

Unlike Pinocchio, liars do not usually give telltale signs that they are being dishonest. In lieu of a growing nose, is there a way to distinguish people who are telling the truth from those who aren't? A new report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, discusses some of the common misconceptions about those proficient in the art of deception, reviews the shortcomings of commonly used lie-detection techniques, and presents new...

2011-01-20 06:55:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever been accused of lying, cheating or stealing? Ever think your spouse is doing the dirty behind your back? Employees calling in sick during the playoffs? Now a company based in Austin, Texas is offering mobile lie detection and polygraph services that are easily affordable to anyone with concerns of infidelity or untruthfulness; the only thing required is a phone. The Truth Texas, a firm specializing in mobile domestic polygraph services, has...

2010-03-25 07:44:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In a stunning turn of events, the murder of five teens in 1978 was solved by the recent confession of one of the killers, Lee Anthony Evans. Evans was the main suspect at the time of the initial investigation and took at least one polygraph test, which he passed. With no leads and the main suspect cleared, the case went cold for 32 years. This case is yet another example of what the critics of the polygraph call a misplaced reliance on the...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Professionals holding active federal security clearances maintained a compensatory advantage with average earnings of $92,368, according to ClearanceJobs.com, the leading online career resource for professionals with active federal security clearance. Compensation is defined as including salary, overtime, "danger pay," and bonuses. However, 19 percent of defense industry workers who received pay increases attribute the gain to changing employers...

2009-08-28 09:45:24

For ages experts and laymen have been analyzing and trying to crack the code of handwriting characteristics, in order to detect an individual's personality traits, or in most cases, gauge their innocence in the case of a crime. Although this science has often gone the way of pseudoscience, researchers are now discovering that with the aid of a computerized tool, handwriting characteristics can be measured more effectively.The research, headed by Gil Luria and Sara Rosenblum at the University...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.