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Cuesta Polygraph specializes in polygraph examinations and investigation services.

John E. Odum, California Licensed Investigator
ohn E. Odum
California Licensed Investigator
Certified PCSOT Examiner
Certified Forensic Law
Enforcement Examiner

John Odum, founder of Cuesta Polygraph, has over 30 years of criminal and civil investigation experience.  John has conducted polygraph exams for federal, state and local Law Enforcement agencies, as well as for sexual offender treatment providers and attorneys. He is certified by the American Polygraph Association as a Post Conviction Sexual Offender Polygraph Examiner (PCSOT).

John is a retired California Police Officer. In addition, he spent over 15 years as a corporate investigator where he handled cases involving theft, embezzlement, fraud, sexual harassment and workplace violence. John has a proven track record of resolving cases and recovering assets.

John served as the Chair of the Law and Justice Committee for the San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury. He is a Board Member of the San Luis Obispo County Former Grand Juror’s Association where he conducts background pre-screening interviews for Grand Jurors.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. He is a graduate of Marston Polygraph Academy, an accredited polygraph institute recognized by the American Polygraph Association. He has completed advanced training in forensic interviewing and investigation. He is a Licensed California Investigator.

Polygraph examinations are conducted utilizing validated techniques and in accordance with current guidelines established by the American Polygraph Association and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International.

Cuesta Polygraph is dedicated to providing professional services with integrity, objectivity and fairness to all of our clients. Please contact us for more information. We look forward to serving you.

Professional Memberships
• AAPP – American Association of Police Polygraphists
• APA – American Polygraph Association
• ATSA – Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
• CALI – California Association of Licensed Investigators
• CAPE – California Association of Polygraph Examiners
• CCOSO – California Coalition on Sexual Offending
• NPA – National Polygraph Association

ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials International