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Private Investigation and Polygraph Commission

Polygraph Examiner Intern Requirements


A polygraph examiner intern studies polygraph techniques and the administration of polygraph techniques under the personal supervision and control of a local licensed polygraph examiner who has been licensed in Tennessee for at least two years, and in accordance with a course of study prescribed by the Commission at the commencement of internship. Initially he/she may administer polygraph examinations in the presence of a licensed examiner as part of the training, and is eligible to conduct some examinations outside the presence of the sponsor during the remaining months of the internship. (Permits initially issued to interns are valid for 12 months).