The Ohio Association of Polygraph Examiners (O.A.P.E.) consists of approximately 80 members who represent law enforcement, government and private sectors who are dedicated to seeking out the truth while maintaining a sense of integrity, objectivity and fairness to all persons. The goals and objectives of this association are to promote and enhance high standards of professional and ethical conduct, encourage continuing education and training in the field of polygraph, encourage research into instrumentation and techniques, and to regulate the conduct of its members through the establishment and enforcement of a Code of Ethics and a set of Standards and Principles of Practice. Membership is open to all those individuals who meet the qualifications which are outlined under "Types of Memberships". While there is no licensing requirements in the State of Ohio, this Association does provides a "Certification" program whereby its members and/or other polygraph examiners who meet the basic requirement, can receive certification from this Association.


Membership is open to all those individuals who meet the qualifications which are outlined under "Types of Memberships".


While there is no licensing requirements in the State of Ohio, this Association does provides a "Certification" program whereby its members and/or other polygraph examiners who meet the basic requirements, can receive certification from this Association.