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Accreditation and Recognition

It is important to seek training from someone you can trust. PEAK continually receives commendation and recognition from third party national and state associations. Take their word for it! PEAK provides top of the line training that will improve your skills. Be sure to view our Testimonials for more examples of how training from PEAK and our Director, Ben Blalock, have benefited real examiners.


PEAK is accredited by the American Polygraph Association (APA). Section 1.3 of the APA Accreditation Standards states that the accreditation process is a voluntary process for promoting quality education. The standards dictate everything from the basic course curriculum and scheduled time to faculty and facility requirements. For more information about the APA Accreditation process, read their Accreditation Standards documentation. We value the trust you put in us and have worked hard in pusuit of accreditation.


PEAK is recognized at a national level by the American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP), the Canadian Association of Police Polygraphists, the National Polygraph Association (NPA), and the National Directorate for the Control of Drugs for the Dominican Republic.

Congratulations to PEAK Credibility Assessment Training Center's own Director Ben Blalock for being awarded the prestigious 2017 John E. Reid Award from the American Polygraph Association in recognition for his distinguished achievements in polygraph research, teaching or writing. Mr. Blalock was also the winner of the 2018 Holly S. Canty Memorial Award from the American Association of Police Polygraphists. This award was awarded for outstanding leadership and dedicated service to the AAPP. In 2020, Mr. Blalock received the Region V Richard O. Arther Director's award from the American Association of Police Polygraphists. This award is selected and presented by each Regional Director and is based upon a significant case or contribution within the respective region. In 2021, Mr. Blalock received the Cleve Backster award from the American Polygraph Association. This award honors an individual or group that advances the polygraph profession through tireless dedication to standardization of polygraph principles and practices.

PEAK has been officially recognized by the following state/local associations: Alabama Association of Polygraph Examiners, Arizona Polygraph Association, Association of Dominican Polygraphists, California Association of Polygraph Examiners, Florida Polygraph Association, Michigan Association of Polygraph Examiners, Minnesota Polygraph Association, Mississippi Association of Polygraph Examiners, New York State Polygraph Examiners Association, Ohio Association of Polygraph Examiners, Regional Security Service of the Caribbean, and Texas Association of Polygraph Examiners.

PEAK meets and exceeds ASTM Standards and has completed the approval process for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, the North Carolina Private Protective Services, and the Alabama Polygraph Examiners' Board.