Chris Pfanner

Oregon Licensed Polygraph Examiner: Polygraph License ID #83693 - DPSST: Salem, OR

Experience


Performed more than 1,000 exams for Clackamas, Multnomah, & Washington County Corrections


Secured open contracts with New Narrative & Federal Parole & Probation


Administered an extensive amount of pre-trial exams for both civil & criminal defense


Achieved more than 100 continuing education hours per year for the past four years when only 30 was required

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Education

 

Graduate of the Backster School of of Lie Detection

Backster School of Lie Detection: Kennewick, WA - 2015

 

Backster Advanced Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing Certificate

Backster School of Lie Detection: Kennewick, WA - 2015

 

Backster Basic Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing Certificate

Backster School of Lie Detection: Kennewick, WA - 2015

 

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication: Public Relations

Minor in Business Administration - University of Oregon: Eugene, OR - 2009

 

Training

 

Advanced Polygraph Techniques

Polygraph Institute, The: Boise, ID - 2021

 

Sexual Assault Investigations for Law Enforcement

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Abuse: McMinnville, OR - 2021

 

Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing

Northwest Polygraph Examiners Association: Missoula, MT - 2021

 

Motivational Interviewing in Public Safety

Department of Public Safety Standards & Training: Salem, OR - 2021

 

Understanding Addictions & Substance Abuse Disorders

Department of Public Safety Standards & Training: Online Class - 2021

 

Increasing Resiliency in First Responders

Department of Public Safety Standards & Training: Canby, OR - 2021

 

Bulletproof Spirit: Resiliency Training for First Responders

Bend Police Department: Bend, OR - 2021

 

Investigative Statement Analysis

Third Degree Communications: Online Training - 2021

 

EyeDetect Proctor Training

Converus Inc: Online Training - 2021

 

EyeDetect Dashboard Certification Training

Converus Inc: Online Training - 2021

 

Introduction to the ODARA: Virtual Ontario Domestic Violence Risk Assessment

Department of Public Safety Standards & Training & Oregon DOC: Online Class - 2021

 

Basic Background Investigations

Washington County Sheriff's Office: Reedsport, OR - 2021

 

Advanced Interview & Interrogation

John E. Reid & Associates: Eugene, OR - 2020

 

Reid Technique of Positive Persuasion, The

John E. Reid & Associates: Online Class - 2020

 

Detecting Deception in Criminal Investigations

Western Regional Counterdrug Training Center: Online Class - 2020

 

Lafayette Spring Polygraph Training

Lafayette Polygraph Instruments: Online Class - 2020

 

Indian Law History

Department of Homeland Security: Online Class - 2020

 

Advanced Polygraph Techniques

Polygraph Institute, The: Online Class - 2020

 

National Threat Assessment Workshop: Individuals Exhibiting Concerning Behavior

United States Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center: Portland, OR - 2019

 

Advanced and Specialized Polygraph Techniques

Northwest Polygraph Examiners Association: Hood River, OR - 2019

 

Interview & Interrogation

Third Degree Communications, Inc: Salem, OR - 2019

 

Advanced & Specialized Polygraph Techniques & Advanced PCSOT Training

Northwest Polygraph Examiners Association: Newport, OR - 2019

 

Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention

Hermiston Police Department & DPSST: Hermiston, OR - 2019

 

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office & DPSST: Portland, OR - 2019

 

Forensic Psychophysiology: The Art of Truth Verification

Academy of Scientific Investigative Training: Philadelphia, PA - 2018

 

Reid Technique: Interviewing & Interrogation

Newberg Police Department: Newberg, OR - 2018

 

Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect

Set One Standards: Portland, OR - 2018

 

CPR/AED & First Aid Combination Course

Bridgetown Training Solutions: Portland, OR - 2018

 

 

Membership

 

Northwest Polygraph Examiner Association: Boise, ID

 

American Polygraph Association: Severna Park, MD

 

Experience

 

Oregon Licensed Polygraph Examiner: Fortify Polygraph LLC, Portland, OR

  • Performed more than 1,000 exams for Clackamas, Multnomah, & Washington County Corrections

  • Secured open contracts with New Narrative & Federal Parole & Probation

  • Administered an extensive amount of pre-trial exams for both civil & criminal defense

  • Conducted more than 50 exams in ten different Oregon detainment facilities

 

Media Consultant & Press Officer: Cowlitz Gamers for Kids, Kelso, WA

  • Produced press releases, constructed media contact lists, and worked in all aspects of promotion

  • Served proudly as a volunteer to help raise money for the Children's Justice and Advocacy Center

 

Community Relations Specialist: Network Charter School, Eugene, OR

  • Initiated and executed a public relations plan from start to finish for a local non-profit

  • Created many informational and promotional items to highlight community presence

  • Strengthened ties with other schools, businesses, and youth-oriented organizations

  • Engineered and orchestrated a student art showcase which received over 300 attendees

 

Account Supervisor: Allen Hall Public Relations, Eugene, OR

  • Served over a team of three to create a nomination packet showcasing the career and professional achievements of an Oregon engineer for a national public works award

  • Delegated tasks and edited both copy and design to meet the client’s needs and the deadline

  • Worked for three months after graduation to complete a project for the Jordan Schnitzer Museum

 

Assistant Event Planner: Art Services North, Anchorage, AK

  • Received on-site experience during the 50 Years of Statehood Celebration, featuring a banquet for over 1,400 people and a statewide televised performance

  • Assisted in the coordination of the 4th of July City Celebration and the 2008 Governor’s Dinner

 

 

Leadership

 

PRSSA: Chapter President: Public Relations Student Society of America, Eugene, OR

  • Constructed public meetings and events for students on a weekly basis

  • Strengthened relationships between eight executive board members through team collaboration

  • Received the 2009 Liz Cawood Award for outstanding commitment to PRSSA and the community

 

PRSSA: Special Events Committee Leader: University of Oregon PRSSA, Eugene, OR

  • Developed four quarterly events that garnered more than 50 members and 500 attendees

  • Oversaw a group of four committee members and delegated tasks to meet team goals

PRSSA: Special Events Committee Member: University of Oregon PRSSA, Eugene, OR

  • Worked with team members and officials to construct events compliant with official regulations

  • Developed a successful talent showcase from the ground up for a Chicano student group

 

Books for Ghana: Lead Project Manager: University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

  • Organized and developed a used textbook drive for college students in Zambia, Africa

  • Collected over 1,000 textbooks, valued at over $25,000, for the Kasoma Media Foundation

  • Rescued the book drive after a loss of funding and diverted efforts towards Books for Ghana

  • Served as the only person to see the project through from start to finish