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4 witnesses against 1 truthful subject - Submitted by Denny Connors - Orlando, FL See Denny's listing on polygraphplace.com to inquire about his services

Recently, I was contacted by a parent who was requesting a polygraph examination be administered to her 13 yr old son. The boy had been accused of pilfering a bike at school and "ghost riding it" by the Deputy at school. Mom explained to me that ghost riding is going real fast on the bike, towards a wall and jumping off just before contact. Its kind of like chicken only your heading towards a wall and not a cliff. During the interview the boy denied any involvement. He was told by the Deputy that if he did not tell the truth he would be suspended and possibly expelled from School. He was also told that in addition he would be arrested for grand theft since the bike was valued at over $300.00. It was late on a Friday when this investigation began, the boy was told to go get on his school bus and return to the Deputies office on Monday when he returned to school. He has told to think about what he had done and to be prepared to tell the truth on Monday.

The boy specifically denied any involvement in the theft and his charts verified that. I did a report and Mom went to school ready to do battle in defense of her son. Monday I got a call from the Deputy. He told me that he had personally seen this particular boy on the bike on the day it was stolen. He told me that he could not imagine how I had obtained the results that I did. I asked if he could be mistaken about seeing this boy on that bike. He explained that if it were just him, then maybe. But, he had three other witnesses. I explained to him the procedure I had used. He asked if he could show the results and my report to other people and I agreed. I thought he was going to show it to other school officials.

Later that same evening I received a call from the boy's mother. She told me that when her son came home from school on the bus, he had a big smile on his face. It appears the Deputy showed my NDI (No Deception Indicated) test results to the other three witnesses and they admitted to pilfering the bike and to blaming it on my client. I truly believe, that during the preliminary investigation the Deputy really believed he saw my client on the bike and may have even given his name to the other boys during his interview with them.

This just goes to show us that polygraphs are really for the innocent and sometimes our smallest cases turn out to be our best, as was this case of four witnesses against one.

4 witnesses against 1 truthful subject - Submitted by Denny Connors - Orlando, FL See Denny's listing on polygraphplace.com to inquire about his services

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