David J Clayton

Certified Polygraph Examiner

EyeDetect Proctor

David J. Clayton started his law enforcement career with Hattiesburg Police Department in 1997.  He was able to advance to the Detective's Division were he worked cases anything from Petit Larceny to Murder.  He worked several years in the Property Crimes Unit and eventually to the Person Crimes Unit.  He has worked several Homicide cases as well as hundreds of other criminal cases before leaving the Hattiesburg Police Department in 2012.  Mr. Clayton has extensive experience in testing those individuals in treatment for Sex Addictions, Drug Addictions, and Alcohol Addiction. Mr. Clayton also serves his local community in a official capacity.  He serves as an elected position in his state polygraph association.  He had conducted numerous training seminars in both polygraph and investigative interviewing.  In 2013, he qualified as an Expert in Circuit Court in Louisiana in Police Investigative Techniques.  Mr. Clayton has a network of skilled law enforcement trained professionals that he uses to accomplish what ever investigative request an individual or business might need.  If you think you might be in need of our services don't hesitate to notify our firm.  


The gulf coast: Gulfport, Biloxi, Pass Christian, Diberville, Long Beach, Bay Saint Louis, Ocean Springs, Moss Point.

Jackson Metro Area:  Jackson, Brandon, Flowood, Madison, Ridgeland, Richland, Clinton, 

Hattiesburg-Laurel Areas:  Hattiesburg, Petal, Oak Grove, Sumrall, Moselle, Ellisville, Laurel, Richton, New Augusta, Bassfield, Seminary, Collins, Taylorsville.

Also serving:  Magee, Mendenhall, Wiggins, Lucedale, Poplarville, Picayune.

Travel Requirements:  If the test is not conducted in the Hattiesburg office location there will be a travel fee added to the cost of the test.  This office will not conduct polygraph tests at individual residences.  It is the client responsibility to secure suitable location.  A suitable location is a business office (non-residential), lawyers office, hotel conference room.  When contacting hotels if you will advise the sales rep that the room request is for approximately 2-3 hours they might give you a discounted rate on booking the room.

Please keep in mind that Mr. Clayton does try to conduct most of the tests himself but based on contract obligations for his business there may be times where a another examiner other than Mr. Clayton conducts the assessment.  Any examiner that Mr. Clayton uses to represent his business is a true professional and will conduct a proper polygraph to aide in your investigation.

Professional Memberships


Specific-Issue: Focusing the test on one overt act or behavior is the most accurate polygraph test.  Accuracy Estimates:  88-92%

Multiple-Issue: Focusing the test on more than one overt act or behavior is a great investigative test for information gain but less accurate than specific-Issue testing. This is the most common type of polygraph for relationship testing or investigative testing.  Accuracy Estimates: 84-87%

Crewson Study 2001.  Comparative Analysis of Polygraph with other screening methods in the medical field.


Our Firm Has One Goal To Bring The Truth To Light

Hattiesburg Polygraph Office Location

612 North Main Street

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Utilizes Computerized Polygraph Instruments

Using the most advanced polygraph equipment available.

Human Resources Investigations

Our Firm has experience in conducting employee theft, corporate fraud, medical fraud, abuse/neglect, sexual harassment investigations, and numerous other investigative matters.  Our firm has over 40 years investigative experience working to better serve you.

David J. Clayton

Owner & Senior Examiner

Clayton Polygraph Services

A Licensed Certified Forensic Examiner

A Mississippi Lie Detection Investigative Services Firm

When Knowing The Truth Matters!