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Should You Submit to a Polygraph Examination?

If you are a suspect in a criminal investigation in Indiana, a common police tactic is to attempt to convince you to submit to a polygraph examination. Polygraph examinations are unreliable and cannot prove your innocence. You should never waive your right to an attorney and submit to aggressive police interrogation.

Polygraph requests are common in sex crimes investigations, including sexual misconduct with a minor, child molesting, and child seduction. Under Indiana law, the accuser is never required to submit to a polygraph.

Gibson Law Office has offices in Lafayette and Fort Wayne and our attorneys represent clients statewide. If you are the subject of a criminal investigation, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer.