Smith & Associates Pre-Employment and Polygraph Services

Put the truth to work for you.

We are a polygraph company with services ranging from government contracts to civil and private cases. SAPPS was created to provide ordinary citizens, private businesses, local, state, and federal agencies with the ability to make sound decisions based on facts, not assumptions. SAPPS offers you a team that you won’t find anywhere else. With 26 Federal, local, and state contracts, 2 private investigators, 60 years of experience and 5 examiners, no matter what your case or need – we’ll help you get to the bottom of it. Contact us to today to let us put the truth to work for you.

Owner Profile

Robert Smith

Robert has over 28 years of criminal justice experience to include investigations of criminal matters, polygraph examinations, dignitary/personal protection of executives. He has instructed and guest lectured at the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Probation, and the Virginia School of Polygraph. Robert has extensive skills and experience in interviewing. His experience in investigations includes homicide, drug trafficking, rape, sexual assault, serious child trauma, and child sexual exploitation on the Internet, pedophile and child sexual abuse, and domestic/family-related issues. Robert’s investigative experience allows him to provide all clients with the most professional and in-depth detailed polygraph examinations. Additionally, Robert is currently a Virginia licensed Private Investigator. Robert entered the United States Marine Corps in June 1991 through boot camp at Parris Island, SC. First Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 0844 was Fire Direction Control (FDC) for 155mm cannons. First duty station was at Camp Butler in Okinawa, Japan. He was then deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and participated in Desert Storm and Desert Shield. He was then selected for Special B Billet assignment as a Marine Embassy Security Guard (MSG).  Assignments include American Embassies in New Delhi, India; Bonn, Germany; and Moscow, Russia. Achieved the Rank of Sergeant (E-5) and received an Honorable Discharge in September 1996. Robert has a puppy named Grim (pictured in photo gallery) who is half German Shepherd and half Belgian Malinois.