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Don Imbordino

Do you have a problem where you need to prove the truth to someone? Maybe you have a situation where you need to learn the truth about someone else. When the need for the truth is important, Don Imbordino can help.

Donald J. Imbordino is a graduate of National-Louis University with a Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science. Don has also received certification in Forensic Psychophysiology (advanced theory in lie detection) at the University of Virginia.

After leaving the U.S. Army as an Atomic Weapons Team Chief in 1974, Mr. Imbordino joined the Addison, Illinois Police Department. He served in both the Patrol and Investigation Divisions. In 1983 he became a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) where he was stationed at the Chicago Office. In 1987, Don was selected to attend the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DoDPI). He earned certification as a Federal Polygraph Examiner / Forensic Psychophysiologist and was subsequently transferred to the Atlanta DEA Office as their Primary Polygraph Examiner. While in this capacity, Don administered over 3000 polygraph examinations both domestically and abroad and has currently administered over 5000 in total. These polygraph tests covered such issues as criminal investigations, threat assessment, witness protection, internal affairs, statement verification, national security, intelligence operations, informant credibility assessments and applicant screening. Due to his extensive polygraph testing experience, Mr. Imbordino has been qualified as an expert witness in Federal and State Courts.

In 1995 Donald was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent within the DEA Polygraph Unit and was responsible for supervising and reviewing the work of other DEA Polygraph Examiners worldwide. Throughout his years as a polygraph expert, Don has provided instruction on a multitude of polygraph related studies to federal, state, local and private polygraph examiners. He was an Adjunct Faculty Member at DoDPI, now called National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA), which many regard as the premier polygraph school. Additionally, Don is a former instructor of Computerized Polygraph Training at the Texas Department of Public Safety Polygraph School and is a member of the training staff at the NCTC Polygraph Training Program, Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA. He is a past President of the American Association of Police Polygraphists.

In October 2003, Don retired from the federal government and began his private polygraph practice based in the metro-Atlanta area.

Mr. Imbordino is an active member in several professional polygraph associations. He is a Past President of the American Association of Police Polygraphists, maintaining advanced training certification; Full Member of the American Polygraph Association, serves on committees, and maintains advanced training certification; Member and past Vice-President of the Georgia Polygraph Association and a Member of the American College of Forensic Examiners. Don is a strong advocate of continuing education and receives approximately 40 hours of continuing education in polygraph related studies each year.