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Mike Anderson is a very respected and experienced polygraph examiner who served the United States with distinction as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 28 years, including assignments to Houston, Texas; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Salt Lake City, Utah.  He also served for six years as the Supervisory Senior Resident Agent responsible for managing all FBI operations throughout central and southern Utah. For the last ten years of his career, he worked exclusively as a Polygraph Examiner for the venerable Polygraph Unit within the FBI.  After completing training at the Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment (now known as the National Center for Credibility Assessment), the recognized global leader in deception detection, he served as the Polygraph Program Manager for the Salt Lake City Field Office of the FBI covering the states of Utah, Idaho, and Montana.  Mike was also called upon frequently to travel throughout the United States on assignments to conduct polygraphs in a broad spectrum of screenings, as well as operational polygraphs dealing with a vast array of criminal, counter-terrorism, and counter-intelligence investigations.

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Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, B.A. Spanish/Russian, 1987

FBI New Agent Training, Quantico, Virginia, 1989

Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, 2007

(Certificate of Graduate Study in the Psychophysiological Detection of Deception)

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FBI SWAT Member; Houston, Texas; 1989-1991

FBI Firearms Instructor; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Salt Lake City, Utah; 1992-2007

FBI Polygraph Examiner, 2007-2017

Established Veracity Polygraph and Investigations LLC, 2017

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Selected by the FBI to conduct polygraph examinations in sensitive counter-terrorism; counter-intelligence; and criminal investigations throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Central America. Formerly held and continues to hold Top Secret clearance. Conducted more than 1,800 polygraphs in relation to FBI investigations.  


Was selected for and completed the demanding and challenging training offered by the United States Department of Defense via the Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment (formerly the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute or DODPI).  Has received more than 500 hours of additional training from the FBI; the American Polygraph Association; the American Association of Police Polygraphists; and the Utah Polygraph Association. Currently serves of the Utah State Deception Detection Examiners Licensing Board.


FBI Possible Club, perfect score on the FBI Tactical Revolver Course

"Top Gun" Firearms Proficiency Award for New Agents Training Class 89-1

FBI Basic Tactical Concept Course

Certified FBI EEO Investigator

Certified FBI Polygraph Examiner

Numerous Performance and Achievement awards as a Special Agent and Supervisory Senior Resident Agent

Numerous Commendations for Outstanding Performance as a Polygraph Examiner within the Polygraph Unit of the FBI

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