INDEPENDENT NEWSMEDIA SAID THIS ABOUT NITV, CVSA AND THE OWNER!
Humble claimed he was certified as a polygraph examiner at a polygraph
school in 1986 called International School of Lie Detection and
Interrogation, located in Lake Worth, Florida.
The APA (American Polygraph Association) confirmed NO such
polygraph training school ever existed by that name in the USA
Humble fined $61,000 for copyright infringement.
Indianapolis Business Journal, November, 1988
“In the late 1970’s, he (humble) was ordered to repay $3,220 in unemployment
payments… he had collected benefits for11 weeks while a
John Wilkens, Union-Tribune, December 1998
“The cvsa reading is absolutely meaningless without a person’s own verbal
Victoria News, 2011; Bob Wall, former Saanich PD, Canada, detective,
instructor for nitv for many years.
“I am a cvsa operator…It is not a lie detector. It does not reveal when people are
lying. It cannot do so”
Bob Wall, 2011; nitv instructor for many years, former Saanich PD
Canada, detective; Letter to Editor, Vancouver Sun; Note: Saanich PD
stopped using cvsa many years ago.
NITV agreed to pay…. civil penalty (almost $100,000)… in connection with
unauthorized exports of CVSA to countries not considered friendly to the U.S.
Dept. of Commerce, 2006
“NITV acknowledges that the CVSA is not capable of lie detection”….
Indianapolis Star, November 2004
“They call them Advanced Classes…. they are only a rehash of the basic class,
only done faster”.
Mike Brick, President, Southern Association of Certified Voice Stress
Analysts(SACVSA), 2007 SACVSA Newsletter; referring to nitv’s
annual “recertification” of cvsa examiners. SACVSA members are cvsa
Humble was asked to design a cvsa validation for DoD(Department of Defense).
Humble never did.
William Yankee, Director, DoD, March 1991.
“The cvsa was first used during the Vietnam war….during that time it was called
Nitv website, May 2003. LIE: Cvsa first sold in 1990. Vietnam War
ended in 1975.
“In 1986, a nationally recognized company made the decision to produce a new
voice stress analyzer….searching for an individual to head
project….chose Charles Humble”
nitv website, May 2001. LIE! Humble changed that story about 1990 to
only HE invented cvsa and training ideas. There was NEVER
any company asking him to invent a new voice lie detector and training.
“I asked Wiebe to show me the “clinical studies” that show the device(cvsa) is 98% accurate, as he advertises on his website(IVT). To my surprise, he said he had never seen any of them. He said he simply took the claim at face value from NITV”.
David Baines, Vancouver Sun, 2011. Wiebe & Wall have taught AIS for
Nitv for many years. AIS is Nitv’s body language course. Wiebe & Wall
have Cvsa in their lie detection business. Former detectives with Saanich
PD. Saanich PD stopped using cvsa many years ago.
“ITV claims clinical studies show cvsa, used in conjunction with the expert interrogation techniques used and taught by ITV(Nitv) is 98% accurate with no inconclusives”. But, neither ITV or Nitv can produce an independent study to back up this assertion”
Vancouver Sun, March 2011. David Baines
“Nitv decided not to sell cvsa to the private sector because it did not want
organized crime to identify undercover law enforcement”
Nitv website, May 2001. LIE! Because of very low sales for about the
past 15 years, because of poor cvsa accuracy, starting in about 2015 cvsa is
being sold to basically anyone so nitv can make money.
William E. Burke, 49, of Odessa, a defense contractor at SoCom, pleaded guilty to
bribery… The type of Federal contracts Burke would have overseen
ranged…. To $690,000 for a field interrogation tool (cvsa) that would
analyze stress in the voice….”
St. Petersburg Times, Oct. 15, 2005
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health, 2007
Another study, using real crimes, that showed the accuracy of the CVSA
was only chance level and the system had serious design flaws.
“The Pentagon is also actively halting the use of the CVSA in the field”.
American Spectator, Dec. 15 2005
“Whatever the CVSA may record, it is not stress”
IACP (International Association Chiefs of Police) Arizona Republic, Oct.
“…no independent testing has demonstrated the machines integrity”
Charles Humble, owner NITV, referring to his CVSA; Arizona Republic,
“there is no one like that”
Charles Humble, owner NITV, when asked for the name of any person that
did a validity study on his CVSA
ABA Magazine, 1995
“No validity from the scientific community”
FBI, KTNV-TV, 1997
“We purchased the cvsa…sent 2 researchers to cvsa school for training…we conducted several studies…we solicited manufacturers advice in designing the cvsa studies…and used cvsa practitioners recommended by cvsa manufacturer. We have found no credible evidence(CVSA)… for determining deception”.
Department of Defense letter, September 1996
“It is an honorary degree…awarded by a storefront college”
Referring to the title of “Dr” of “Dr” humble, owner of NITV.
John Wilkens, Union Tribune, 1998
“…the analyzer (CVSA) results were close to chance level..”
National Academy of Sciences, 2003, referring to the study by John
Palmatier, Certified cvsa examiner and scientist.
“NITV opted out of the study”
Security Management Magazine, 2001, referring to NITV refusing to allow
CVSA to be used in a validity study by the Air Force Research Lab
“Charles Humble, former ISSA member #399, was expelled from the Society for
International Society for Stress Analysts newsletter, 1987. Members
were PSE examiners. Humble started nitv 3 years later.
“Armstrong vs Maricopa County Sheriff, 2005
Another lawsuit involving CVSA and unreliable training