After being honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Pete Perrin became a police officer with the Newport Beach Police Department in southern California. During his impressive 30 year career, Pete served as a supervisor in the department's polygraph unit, and eventually retired as a detective supervisor.

Mr. Perrin is the recipient of the prestigious Life Saving Award from the Newport Beach Police Department. He is also the recipient of the department's Medal of Merit for solving a double-homicide for the Orange County Sheriff's Department and a home invasion robbery for his own department. These cases were solved following Mr. Perrin administering polygraph examinations to parties directly involved in these crimes.


Recipient of the Medal of Merit and the Life-Saving Award


About P.L. Perrin & Associates

P.L. Perrin & Associates was founded in 1986 and is a full-service polygraph company serving all of Southern California. They currently are one of the most successful polygraph businesses in Orange County, with its longevity being directly attributed to its dedication to excellence and a strong belief that the truth shall set you free.

There is nothing a person possesses that is more important than their credibility. P.L. Perrin & Associates is a firm that is driven by an impartial seeking of the truth and the belief that often the polygraph is one of the only ways a person can clear their name, or offer evidence of truthfulness.

With a history of handling high-profile and sensitive matters with professionalism and confidentiality, Mr. Perrin believes each person has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, no matter what the issue is they are facing.

P.L. Perrin & Associates does not believe in any form of discrimination and welcome all individuals no matter what race, religion, gender or philosophy.


The impartial seeking of the truth


Respected by Peers

Mr. Perrin has served as the former President of the California Association of Polygraph Examiners, a former Vice-President and served several years as a member of the Board of Directors. He also served as the Ethics Committee Chairman. 

Services We Provide

P. L. Perrin & Associates is a full service profession polygraph agency that conducts polygraph examinations for a number of fortune 500 companies, law firms, police and fire departments, armored car and security companies, private investigators and private individuals that need professional discrete assistance with fidelity issues, teenager matters and other personal areas that need someone highly trained, sensitive and confidential.


Our pledge to each person is top professional services with compassion in full compliance of standards of conduct in the polygraph profession.


What's It Cost?

All fees will be discussed and agreed upon with the client prior to testing. Fees will be collected in full prior to polygraph testing to avoid any suggestion of bias from anyone who may question the specific results of the polygraph examination.

Our Equipment

We use the LX-4000 computerized polygraph system that is considered state-of-the-art by polygraph professionals. It records, stores, and analyzes physiological changes that occur within a person’s body during the administering of the polygraph. All polygraph examinations are conducted personally by Pete Perrin, and all procedures are carefully explained in simple terms to professionally prepare each individual for accurate results.