Saturday, November 16, 2013

Lycurgus Group Launches Polygraph Services The Lycurgus Group has added the in-house ability to conduct discrete and confidential polygraph examinations. Polygraphs are performed under the supervision of David Conley, Vice President. Conley is an experienced investigator and former Deputy Director of the Ohio Investigative Unit with thirty years of law enforcement experience. Conley is a certified polygraph examiner. A polygraph examination can be extremely valuable in case preparation and litigation. It is the most accurate means available for determining the truth or deception of a person answering a direct question. Department of Defense and various U.S. Government studies concluded that that when a qualified examiner conducts the test properly, the polygraph examination is between 87 and 95 percent accurate. Other tests, such as Computerized Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA), are not as accurate. The Lycurgus Group provides polygraph examinations in both the criminal and civil context, and both before and during litigation. As a small firm, we have the ability to custom tailor examinations to our clients individual needs. An example of some of the most frequently sought services would be:  Criminal (including theft, murder, etc.)  Civil (including infidelity, divorce and child custody)  Post-Conviction Sexual Offenders Testing (PCSOT)  Pre-Employment and Post-Employment Screening as per E.P.P.A. standards. The Lycurgus Group brings the perspective of experienced law enforcement investigators to assist criminal defense attorneys in helping clients to avoid problems and, if necessary, crafting a strategic response to allegations. Our team includes commissioned law enforcement officers, including an elected Sheriff and former Superintendent of...
Lycurgus Group Offers Mobile WebCheck Fingerprint Services The Lycurgus Group is now able to provide fingerprint based background check services to the members of the public and business communities. The fingerprint-based background checks are offered through the Ohio Attorney General’s Webcheck program. Under this system, the Lycurgus Group is able to capture and submit electronic fingerprinting data to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation (“BCI&I”) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). More information is available here. Fingerprints are increasingly required by employers as part of routine pre-employment screening of employees. In addition, state laws often require a fingerprint check prior to obtaining professional licenses or employment in certain fields. The mobile fingerprint check service offered by the Lycurgus Group is the most convenient and time efficient way for individuals or institutions to obtain fingerprint checks. Services are available by making an appointment at the Lycurgus Group’s offices, or at any location in Ohio. To make an appointment, please call 614-859-9570. If you need to leave a message, your call will be returned within ten minutes. Appointments can also be made by contacting Lycurgus Group President Michael McCann at About the Lycurgus Group The Lycurgus Group conducts investigations, background investigations and fingerprint screenings for individual, corporate, and institutional clients. The Lycurgus Group also conducts risk assessments and provides security services. Members of the Lycurgus Group include formerly-commissioned law enforcement officers who have completed a course of instruction certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and attorneys who have served as prosecutors and in...

Joshua Adam Engel

Vice President and General Counsel, Lycurgus Group

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