Northern Virginia Pre-Employment & Polygraph Services
Northern Virginia Pre-Employment & Polygraph Services

EXAMINERS

Darryl DeBow
Owner

As the Owner of Northern Virginia Pre-Employment & Polygraph Services, Mr. Darryl DeBow has accumulated valuable experience and knowledge as a Deputy Sheriff with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, where he retired as a Sergeant in 1995. Mr. DeBow continued working in law enforcement from 1996 to 2008 with the Arlington County Sheriff's Office and departed with the rank of Lieutenant. In 2011, Mr. DeBow was made an honorary Deputy Sheriff for the Laurens County Sheriff's Office in GA, after training their first examiner, who returned to start their first ever polygraph program for that agency. Mr. DeBow completed his formal education in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the Virginia School of Polygraph, which he later purchased and is the current director. Mr. DeBow is also a graduate of the prestigious FBI Advanced Polygraph Training Program and has served as a Board Member of Department of Professional Occupational Regulation, which is the polygraph-licensing agency for the State of Virginia. During his career, he has been the recipient of numerous honors, such as: the highest award given by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors: the Loudoun County Merit Award, for his work as a Criminal Investigator, valor awards for Bravery in the Line of Duty, and the Lifesaving and Unit Valor Award for his actions as a member of the Loudoun County Special Emergency Response Team. Additionally, Mr. DeBow was also honored by the Washington Federal Bar Association for his overall professionalism and dedication as a Law Enforcement Officer, which was presented by former United States Attorney General, Janet Reno. Mr. DeBow has lectured in the general fields of polygraph, as well as the use of polygraph in Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing, which he specializes in today and is the primary instructor for examiners who are committing themselves into this area of expertise with the polygraph. Mr. DeBow has been an instructor and guest lecturer for a variety of organizations to include: The Virginia Public Defender's Annual Conference, The Federal Probation and Parole Annual Conference, Marymount University's Forensic Psychology Masters Program, where he was an adjunct professor, various courses for Northern Virginia Community College's Administration of the Justice Program as well as various other organizations. Mr. DeBow is a Certified Clinical Examiner in Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing and a Certified Forensic Law Enforcement Polygraph Examiner. Mr. DeBow is the primary instructor for the Virginia School of Polygraph and has instructed in every basic and advanced course since he purchased the school in 2003, and has trained private and law enforcement examiners throughout the United States and abroad.

Michael (Eddie) Lane

Mr. Lane has a total of 37 years of law enforcement experience and is a retired North Carolina State Highway Patrol Sergeant and former head of NC Highway Patrol’s Polygraph Program where he was assigned at the time of his retirement. He continued his law enforcement career, after his retirement, with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office. He devoted this time as a detective and primary polygraph examiner until his second retirement in 2009. That same year, he opened his own private polygraph company, M.E. Lane Inc., which he currently owns and operates. Mr. Lane is a graduate of the Virginia School of Polygraph and specializes in the field of interviews and interrogation. While in law enforcement, Mr. Lane received numerous valor awards to include: Lifesaving, NC Highway Patrol Officer of the year and the NC Governors Award for Bravery and Heroism. Mr. Lane is a certified instructor in Firearms, Radar, Defensive Driving and Interview and Interrogations, which is his specialty area in the field of polygraph. Mr. Lane has trained hundreds of law enforcement officers and private examiners domestically and abroad in interviewing and interrogations but not limited to criminal investigations, but also for Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing examinations as well as non-criminal interviews and polygraph examinations, such as pre-employment screenings. Mr. Lane has held office in the past and is currently the President of the NC Polygraph Association. He possesses a certificate in NC in Advance Law Enforcement, Certified Law Enforcement Polygraph Examiner, and Certified in Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing and is an APTAC Certified Interview and Interrogation Instructor. Mr. Lane has been the primary interview and interrogation instructor for the Virginia School of Polygraph for every basic polygraph-training course since the current Director, Mr. DeBow, purchased the school in 2003.

Nathan Perkins

After Mr. Perkins earned his bachelor's and master's degrees, he began a career in education and then as a mental health clinician. While a clinician, he worked with a variety of clientele, which included convicted felons and more specifically convicted sex offenders. That working experience led him to make the decision to become a polygraph examiner and he proceeded to attend and graduate from the Virginia School of Polygraph. He is currently licensed and fully insured to practice polygraph testing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As an examiner, he has worked in coordination with many different public and private agencies which has included offering polygraph examination services for police and fire departments in Virginia and Washington D.C., social service departments, mental health hospitals, Department of Corrections, Department of Juvenile Justice, and multiple private mental health providers in the treatment and evaluation of adult and minor sex offenders. In addition, Mr. Perkins has worked with military personal and aided in other legal matters as well as aiding private citizens in resolving their personal matters through polygraph testing. Aside from conducting polygraph exams, Mr. Perkins has also aided in the instruction of Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing through the Virginia School of Polygraph and is a member in good standing with the American Polygraph Association as well as the Virginia Polygraph Association.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Northern Virginia Pre-Employment & Polygraph Services
7885 Coppermine Rd
Manassas, VA 20109

Phone: (703) 396-7659
Fax: (703) 396-7660

info@northernvirginiapolygraph.com

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Clinical Polygraph Examiners
  • Certified Clinical Law Enforcement Examiners
  • Combined 50 years of professional law enforcement & polygraph exam experience
  • Virginia State Department of Corrections Vendor

Call us for an appointment today! We can conduct exams at our office or at your site.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Northern Virginia Pre-Employment & Polygraph Services
7885 Coppermine Rd
Manassas, VA 20109

Phone: (703) 396-7659
Fax: (703) 396-7660

info@northernvirginiapolygraph.com

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Clinical Polygraph Examiners
  • Certified Clinical Law Enforcement Examiners
  • Combined 50 years of professional law enforcement & polygraph exam experience
  • Virginia State Department of Corrections Vendor

Call us for an appointment today! We can conduct exams at our office or at your site.

Copyright © 2013 - 2017 Northern Virginia Pre-Employment & Polygraph Services. All Rights Reserved.
Server Space and Design by Lafayette Instrument Company.