Pakistan – Karachi PD – Murder

CVSA Analyst (name withheld) reports that an individual was arrested on suspicion of the murder of a young woman. The suspect denied being involved in the murder and agreed to take a CVSA exam. Following the exam the suspect was confronted with the results that showed...

Miami-Dade P.D. – Attempted Murder

Det./CVSA Analyst Lisa Morales reports that a female subject was accused of repeatedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend and children’s father. There was an adult male witness that implicated the female and uniformed officers were poised to arrest her based on both men’s...

CVSA Upheld by US Courts

New York Appellate Court – Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, Fourth Department Decided February 11, 2010. Summary: Defendant appeals from a judgment convicting him following a nonjury trial of rape in the first degree (Penal Law § 130.35 [1]) and...

Research Casts Doubt on US Gov’t Funded VSA Studies

The results of a recent study published in Law and Human Behavior, Volume 33, Number 6, December 2009, titled “Police Lie Detection Accuracy: The Effect of Lie Scenarios” conducted by Maureen O’Sullivan, Mark G. Frank, Carolyn M. Hurly and Jaspreet Tiwana, report that...