Jim Nicholson

Jim Nicholson is a seasoned polygraph examiner who retired from the Connecticut State Police having acquired the rank of Lieutenant. He served over twenty-one years as an investigator, detective, polygraph expert, and executive level supervisor over the course of his law enforcement career.


Jim received an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He also earned a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice after attending Anna Maria College. He has a graduate certificate in teaching and learning as well.


Jim is a certified forensic law enforcement polygraph examiner and longtime member of the American Association of Police Polygraphists. He initially earned a certification in forensic psychophysiology after studying in Atlanta Georgia during 2008. Since that time, Jim has completed and supervised thousands of criminal and pre-employment polygraph examinations.


Jim is an active member of the Connecticut Polygraph Association where he serves as the current Vice-President and has long been a member of the group’s Executive Board. He has professional contacts and career experiences that benefit those seeking to recruit policing candidates as well as those seeking assistance with any type of credibility assessment.


Jim has extensive policing experience having worked within various investigative capacities over the course of his career. His training and experience has resulted in the successful resolution of a wide array of criminal cases, major crime investigations, motor vehicle crash investigations, domestic violence occurrences, and white-collar crimes.


Whether you are seeking clarification on a personal issue, assistance with a criminal matter, or merely looking to screen a law enforcement candidate, Paramount Polygraph Consultants are ready to help facilitate getting you where you need to be. We provide cost effective and professional polygraph services that are paramount to establishing the integrity of our clients.

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