Axon Polygraph Services was founded in 2005 by Chris Scheepers and has a national footprint to perform polygraph examinations with associated accredited polygraph examiners throughout South Africa and Africa.
Chris Scheepers graduated from the Maryland Institute of Criminal Justice in Baltimore, USA , one of the leading Polygraph training facilities in the USA during 2005. During 2012 he furthered his polygraph education with the Academy of Polygraph Science in Fort Myers, Florida, USA under the tutoring of Ben Blalock where he qualified as a Post-Conviction Sex Offender examiner and completed an Advanced Polygraph course.
He has kept up with the latest polygraph techniques and training by attending numerous Advanced Polygraph training seminars to remain compliant with the American Polygraph Association and Southern African Polygraph Federation standards of Advanced polygraph training.
Chris has more than 30 years Years Risk Management and Consultancy experience in the Casino Resort, Tourism, Petrochemical, Mining, Banking, Retail and Diplomatic sectors. He has conducted more than 15 000 polygraph examinations on a multitude of cultures which include European (British, American, Australian, Romanian), Middle Eastern (Afghanistan, Pakistani, Iraqi, Kurdistani), Eastern (Nepalese, Indian, Philipino); African (South African, Ugandan, Kenyan, Sierra Leonean, Nigerian.) He spent 8 years conducting polygraph examinations as a sub-contractor to the US Departments of State and Defense in the Middle East. He spent time in Nigeria conducting polygraph examinations together with a team of British, American, and Israeli examiners on Police Cadet officers at the Nigerian Federal Police Academy, Kanu, Nigeria during 2012 / 2013. He further did criminal investigative polygraph examinations across Nigeria. Since 2013 he has returned to South Africa where he works from Roodepoort in the Gauteng and North West provinces.
Chris has a good knowledge of Industrial Relations and has had practical hands-on experience of Industrial Relations investigative, disciplinary, industrial action, and the CCMA processes in South Africa.
He has appeared as an expert witness in many CCMA cases.
He is a member of the Southern African Polygraph Federation. He served as a Director on the board of the Southern African Polygraph Federation between 2015 and 2018.