Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Data

Gary F. Davis

Education

Bachelor of Science, Administration of Justice, Wichita State University (December, 1981)

Graduate, Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, Kentucky (May, 1978)

Certified Graduate, Polygraph Program, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (May, 1982)

Work Experience

1966-1970 Served as a Member of the Kansas Air National Guard, Wichita, Kansas. In 1966, the Guard Was Called to Active Duty for Service in the Republic of Korea During the "Pueblo Crisis". Served 13 Months as a Security Police K-9 Handler at Kunson AFB, Republic of Korea; Security Police Investigator. Honorable Discharge from the Kansas Air National Guard and United States Air Force.

1968-1974 Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department, Wichita, Kansas. Rose Through the Ranks from Patrolman to Detective Lieutenant. Supervised Criminal Investigations, Internal Affairs, Narcotics and Vice, and Internal Investigations, Conducted Background Investigations on Applicants and Made Recommendations to the Sheriff.

1974-1983 Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Topeka, Kansas. Assigned to the Organized Crime Unit and Investigative Division. Conducted Conspiracy Investigations in the Area of Narcotics, Organized Theft Rings, Conducted Background Investigations on Applicants for the Bureau and on Political Appointments by the Governor and Attorney General, and Conducted Other Investigations at the Direction of the Director or Attorney General.

Served as Forensic Polygraph Examiner. Provided Service to Agents of the Bureau and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

1983-1983 Koch Industries, Inc., Wichita, Kansas. Assigned as Security Coordinator. Conducted Internal Investigations and Administered Polygraph Examinations.

Supervised Contract Guard Services and Was the Liaison with Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

1983- Professional Polygraph Consultants. A Sole Proprietorship Providing Polygraph Services to the Legal Community. In December, 1983 Founded Information Services, a Sole Proprietorship to Provide Investigative Services and Asset Protection to Small Businesses. Professional Polygraph and Information Services Existed as Proprietorships until September 1989 When Information Services Became a Kansas Corporation. Professional Polygraph Became a Division of Information Services, Inc.

Information Services, Inc. Provides a Wide Range of Investigative Services to the Business and Legal Communities. Information Services, Inc., Specializes in Background Investigations, Including Criminal Record Checks, Credit Reports, Driving Records, Verification of the Information Provided by the Applicant; Internal Loss Investigations; and, Other Services Designed to Reduce Losses. In 1989, Information Services, Inc. Conducted over 5,000 Background Investigations. Today, Information Services, Inc. Maintains the Largest Private Criminal History Data Base in the Mid-west.

Information Services, Inc. Is a Distributor for Team Building Systems, Providing Service for the Wilkerson Pre-employment Audit, Rely Work Ethic Inventory, Performance Improvement Corporation's Profiling and Hiring Systems, and Coin the Cashier's Aptitude Test.

Forensic Assessments, Inc. Kansas Corporation specializing in the Psychophysiological Detection of Deception in the areas of Sex Offender testing, Criminal Assessments and testing on behalf of law enforcement agencies and members of the legal community.

Professional Schools

1969 Sedgwick County Sheriff's Training Academy

1972 Kansas Law Enforcement Training Academy

Certified Law Enforcement Officer

Intelligence/organized Crime Conference, Wichita, Kansas

1973 United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Narcotic and Drug Enforcement School

Administration of County Law Enforcement Agencies, Wichita State University and Kansas Attorney General

1974 Kansas Bureau of Investigation Training Academy

1974 - 1983

Training Provided by Kansas Bureau of Investigation (Summary)

  • Executive Protection, United States Secret Service
  • Serial Killers, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Crime Scene Investigations, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
  • Forensic Photography, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
  • Electronic Interception of Wire Communications, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
  • Applicant Background Investigation, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
  • Latent Finger Print Development, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
  • Carnival Fraud, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
  • Traveling Criminal Seminar, MOCIC
  • Annual Firearms Training
  • United States Army, Improvised Explosive Devices and Search and Evacuation Procedures
  • Western Conference on Civil and Criminal Problems; a Seminar on Major Crimes Against People
  • Dignitary and Executive Protection, United States Secret Service
  • Advanced Criminology, Federal Bureau of Investigation Investment Fraud, Kansas Securities Commissioner
  • Crimes Against Business, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department
Continuing Education

Polygraph;

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar; University of Houston, 1982 (Backster Zone Comparison)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar; Nebraska Association of Polygraph Examiners, Omaha, Nebraska, 1983 (Non-verbal Deception Indicators)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar; Koch Industries, Inc., Wichita, Kansas 1983 (Numerical Scoring, Backster Zone Comparison Update, and Identifying Mentally Ill)

- 9th Advanced Polygraph Workshop; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1983 (Validity and Reliability of Polygraph, Numerical Chart Evaluation, and Counter Measures)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, Non-verbal Communications, Dr. Murlene McKinnon (1983)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar; Oklahoma Association of Polygraph Examiners, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1984 (Comparative Techniques)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar; University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1984 (Updates on Numerical Scoring, Backster Zone Comparison)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, National Training Institute of Polygraph Science, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1984 (Richard Arthur, Pre-test Interview)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, Sturm School of Polygraph, Houston, Texas, 1985 (Verbal and Non-verbal Deception Indicators)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, Oklahoma Polygraph Examiners Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1985 (Reali Positive Control Technique, S. Reali)

- American Polygraph Association, National Polygraph Workshop, Reno, Nevada, 1985

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, Oklahoma Polygraph Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1986 (Kinesic Interviewing, Part One)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, Oklahoma Polygraph Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1987 (Kinesic Interviewing, Part Two)

- Advanced Polygraph Seminar, Kansas Polygraph Association, Emporia, Kansas, 1988 (FBI Modified Relevant/irrelevant Polygraph Technique)

- American Polygraph Association, National Polygraph Workshop, Reno, Nevada, 1989

- American Polygraph Association, National Polygraph Workshop, Louisville, Kentucky, 1990

- American Polygraph Association, National Polygraph Workshop, Orlando, Florida, 1992

- National Polygraph Association National Winter Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1993 Polygraph Supervision of Sex Offenders

- Oklahoma Polygraph Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Computer Polygraph, 1993

- Polygraph Testing of the Pedophile; Western Oregon State College, Portland, Oregon. Chicago, Illinois, 1995

- American Polygraph Association National Polygraph Seminar/Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1995

- Oklahoma Polygraph Association, Computer Polygraph, Polygraph Testing Sex Offenders, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1996

- American Association of Police Polygraphists National Training Seminar; Police Pre-employment Screening Albuquerque, New Mexico 1997

- Polygraph Testing of Sexual Offenders, Western Missouri State College, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1997

- Police Pre-Employment Screening; Post Conviction Polygraph Testing of Sex Offenders; and Physical and Chemical Counter Measures to the Polygraph Technique: American Association of Police Polygraphists, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1997)

- Polygraph Testing/Monitoring of Child Sexual Abusers: Northwestern Missouri State College, St. Joseph, Missouri (1997)

- American Association of Police Polygraphists National Training Seminar; Quality Control Evaluations, Sex Offender Testing, Casino Fraud and Question Formulation. Reno, Nevada, 1998.

- Backster School of Lie Detection, 41st Annual Work Conference, San Diego, California, 1998.

- 9th Annual National Polygraph Association National Seminar; Employee Polygraph Protection Act, Investigating Child Sexual Abuse and Clinical Testing Convicted Sex Offenders. Las Vegas, Nevada, 1999

- American Polygraph Association National Training Seminar; Validity and reliability of polygraph testing, chart interpretation, psycho pathology of sex offenders, and Updates on research on Computer scoring of psychophysiological data. Dallas, Texas, August 1999.

- National Polygraph Association; Clinical Testing of Sex Offenders. Las Vegas, Nevada, January 2000.

- Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon; Post Conviction Sex Offender Polygraph Testing. Portland, Oregon (March 2000)

- American Association of Police Polygraphists National Training Seminar, Kansas City, Missouri (May 2000)

Other

- Use of the Identi-kit System, Smith and Wesson Law Enforcement Group (1973)

- Oil Field Crimes Seminar, Mississippi Department of Public Safety (1983)

- Team Building Systems, Pre-employment Screening (1985) (1987)

- Negligent Hiring - Background Investigations, American Society for Industrial Security (1987)

- Human Resource Management, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas (1988)

- Deviant Behavior, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

- Personnel Management - the Personnel Assistant's Job, 1989

- Contemporary Problems Facing Human Resource Managers, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas (1989)

- Update: Employee Rights in the Work Place, Center for Management Development, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas (1989)

- Public and Private Security Liability, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, Las Vegas, Nevada (1990)

- Plaintiff Investigations and Investigating Construction Accidents, National Association of Legal Investigators, Tucson, Arizona (1991)

- Toxic Tort Investigation, Video Surveillance and Photography, Forensic Identification of Handwriting and Voice, Product Liability, and Investigating Police Brutality, National Association of Legal Investigators, Tucson, Arizona (1991)

- Screening Cases for Third Party Litigation, Jury Profiling, and Investigating Disaster's for Litigation; National Association of Legal Investigators, Las Vegas, Nevada (1992)

- Finding Hidden Assets; National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Chicago, Illinois (1993)

- Investigating Money Laundering; International Organized Crime; International Fraud Groups; Insurance Fraud; Intellectual Property Investigations; Casino Fraud; and Bank Fraud, Council of International Investigators, Atlantic City, New Jersey (1994)

- Managing Child Sexual Abusers, Jan Hineman, Joplin, Missouri (1994)

- Investigation of General Aviation and Commercial Aviation Disasters: National Association of Legal Investigators, Mid Winter Conference, Arlington, Texas (1998)

- Police Pre-employment screening, Investigating police misconduct: American Association of Police Polygraphists, National Training Seminar, Reno, Nevada (1998)

- Physiology and Comparative Techniques: Kansas/Missouri Polygraph Association Annual Seminar, Springfield, Missouri (1998).

Professional Organizations

American Society of Industrial Security (1972-1996)

American Polygraph Association

Oklahoma Association of Polygraph Examiners

Charter Member, Kansas Association of Polygraph Examiners

President 10-1998 - 10-1999

Chairman of the Board 10-1999 - 10-2000

Member of the Board 10-2000 - 10-2002

Intel-net (An Association of Former State and Federal Investigators)

Kansas Peace Officers Association

Chairperson, Kansas Board of Polygraphists

National Association of Legal Investigators

Certified Legal Investigator (CLI)

Society for Human Resource Management (through 1994)

National Association of Fraud Examiners (1990-1994)

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

National Polygraph Association

Member of Board of Directors

American Polygraph Association Certification in Post Conviction

Sex Offender Testing/Monitoring

American Association of Police Polygraphists

Certified Forensic Law Enforcement Examiner

Other Experience

Instructor at Various Colleges and Universities and Professional Organizations Throughout Kansas and Oklahoma:

- Interviewing and Interrogation

- Polygraph

- Background Investigations and Pre-employment

Screening

- Investigative Techniques

- Surveillance

- Crime Scene Investigation

- Criminal Behavior

- Interviewing Suspected Sex Offenders

- Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Testing

- Polygraph Testing in the Clinical Setting (Sex Offender Treatment)

-Carnival Fraud

Miscellaneous

Consultant for the Family Life Center, Sex Offender Treatment Program, Columbus, Kansas

Consultant for the Four County Mental Health Center,

Sex Offender Treatment Program, Independence, Kansas

Consultant for the Prairie View Mental Health Center, Sex Offender Treatment Program, Newton, Kansas

Family Training, Sex Offender Treatment Program, Joplin, Missouri

Missouri Department of Probation and Parole, Polygraph Supervision of Convicted Sex Offenders, Jefferson City, Missouri

(As a Consultant for Sex Offender Treatment Programs, Gary Davis Provides Polygraph Supervision of Participants; Conducts Polygraph Testing Prior to Admission to the Treatment Program to Determine the Number and Identify of Victims, Truthfulness of Sexual History, Extent of Abuse on Current Victim/ Victims and Overcome Denial. Periodic Polygraph Examinations Are Conducted to Determine If the Offender Has Re-offended and Complied with the Terms of His/her Treatment Program)

In 1993, Was a Delegate to Russia and the Republic Estonia. Consulted with the Russian Ministry of Internal Security, Moscow Police, and St. Petersburg Police on Criminal Investigations and Polygraphy. Consulted with Estonian National Police on Investigations and Law Enforcement Training.

Court Experience:

Qualified as an Expert in the District Courts of the State of Kansas:

- Carnival Gaming (State of Kansas v Ottaway Amusements)

- Electronic Interception of Wire Communications (State of Kansas v Samir Taha et al; State of Kansas v David Warren et al)

- Narcotic Investigations (State of Kansas v Eddie Jaso et al; State of Kansas v Matthew Talsma et al)

- Polygraph (State of Kansas v Teddy Wayne Hill; Cindy Claphan v B Claphan, State of Kansas v Steven Medford Shively, State of Kansas vs Steven McLaird, State of Kansas vs Alan Lumley) et al.

- Criminal Investigations (State of Kansas v Taha et al)

- Interviewing and Interrogation

- Crime Scene Investigations

- Qualified as an Expert on polygraph testing in the United States District Court, St. Louis, Missouri In Re: Ellen Reasonover vs James Washington

- Qualified as an Expert in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania:

- Background Investigations (Jane Doe v Travelers Mortgage et al)

- Pre-employment Screening (Jane Doe v Travelers Mortgage et al)

- Negligent Hiring (Jane Doe v Travelers Mortgage et al)

- Physical Security (Jane Doe v Travelers Mortgage et al)

Articles Published

- Employee Polygraph Protection Act, Kansas Trial Lawyer, Topeka, Kansas (1990)

- Negligent Hiring, Tort of the 90's Journal of the National Association of Legal Investigators (November, 1991)

- An Evaluation of Court-ordered Contact Between Child Molesters and Children: Polygraph Examination as a Child Protective Service

(Lead Presenter, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, 1996 National Research and Training Conference, Chicago, Illinois)

- Why We Test; A Specific Issue Approach to Law Enforcement Pre-employment Testing (Journal of the National Polygraph Association, 2000)

Professional Licenses

Licensed as Private Detective; Kansas Attorney General

Licensed as Polygraph Examiner;

State of Nebraska

State of Oklahoma

Practicing Polygraph Examiner (No License Required):

State of Missouri

State of Idaho

State of Colorado

State of Kansas

Representative Clients

Mr. Steve Robison, Attorney

Fleeson Gooing Coulson & Kitch

Garden City Police Department

Garden City, Kansas

State of Kansas, Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas Board of Indigent Defense Services

Topeka, Kansas

Kansas Board of Indigent Defense Services, Death Penalty Defense Unit, Topeka

Mr. Les Hulnick, Attorney

Wichita, Kansas

Kearney County Sheriff's Department

Lakin, Kansas

Kansas Highway Patrol

Topeka, Kansas

Missouri Department of Probation and Parole

Jefferson City, Missouri

Kansas-National Education Association

Topeka, Kansas

 
   
   
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