PSU Police Sergeant Earns Polygraph Certification

July 11th, 2007 by Adam

Plymouth State University Police Sergeant Michael Clark is among the first graduating class of the New England Polygraph Institute. Twelve New Hampshire Police officers received their Polygraph Examiners certificates after attending the 11-week intensified course at the Arthur D. Kehas Criminal Justice Training Facility in Concord.

According to PSU’s acting Police Chief Lt. Roland Chierichetti Clark is now qualified to administering polygraph examinations as an investigative technique, adding to the University Police force’s ability to solve crimes.

“Michael’s certification in this field reinforces the commitment to the mission of this agency and the integrity of the institution of law enforcement,” said Chierichetti. “We are truly proud of his accomplishment.”

Clark is a 21-year veteran of the University Police Department and lives in Warren, N.H.

NEPI provides training using state of the art polygraph instruments and some of the finest instructors in North America. The program, which is based on the Canadian Police College program, consists of 11 weeks of classroom and practical instruction as well as continuous examination and evaluation of the students by the professional faculty of the school.

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or