Steve Van Aperen
Steven Van Aperen is known throughout Australia as an expert in the field of interviewing and detecting deception. Steve has received extensive training the world’s leading international investigative authorities in how and why people deceive.
TOPICS: MOTIVATION, CRIME, LEGAL ISSUES, BODY LANGUAGE
The human lie detector.
Steven Van Aperen is known throughout Australia as an expert in the field of interviewing and detecting deception. Steve has received extensive training the world’s leading international investigative authorities in how and why people deceive. Steve is often consulted by the media and has been affectionately named the “Human Lie Detector”. Steve demonstrates how to detect liars by observing verbal, non-verbal and paralinguistic cues of behaviour.
In 1996 Steve was the first Victorian Police Officer to graduate Western Oregon University USA as a certified polygraph examiner. After graduating Steve trained with and examined polygraph testing and behavioural interview techniques utilised by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Polygraph Unit, US Secret Service, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Steve is a professional member of the American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP) and the American Polygraph Association (APA). Steve is now the Director of Australian Polygraph Services and a trainer with SVA Training who consult their services to government and corporate organisations throughout the world.
Steve also consults his services to the Victoria Police homicide squad and the SA Police Major Crime Squad and has conducted polygraph testing for 19 high profile homicide cases including one serial killer investigation. Steve is a highly sought after and entertaining public speaker who has appeared on television and radio programs throughout Australia and overseas. Steve injects humour into his presentations whilst interacting with his audience.
Based in VIC – travels everywhere