Kendall W. Shull served as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for over 25 years, retiring in March 2001. During his service in the FBI, Mr. Shull played a significant role in the investigation and prosecution of several major cases both nationally and internationally. Mr. Shull began conducting polygraph examinations in 1991 for the FBI Washington D.C. Field Office, and became a Polygraph Supervisor at FBI Headquarters in 1995. In 1999 he was promoted to Chief and Program Manager of the entire FBI Polygraph Program.
Mr. Shull has lectured to several groups and organizations, has served as a consultant to foreign government polygraph programs, and has briefed members of the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs Committee staff. He has served as an expert witness in U.S. District Court cases in California, Oregon, and Georgia. Mr. Shull has also conducted and published research on polygraph as well as assisted on other research projects at the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DoDPI). He has received numerous awards and commendations from the Director of the FBI, as well as U.S. Attorneys from Washington D.C. and Virginia.
Mr. Shull is a 1971 graduate of Iowa State University. He received a MS degree in polygraph from Jacksonville State University in 1993. He graduated from the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute in 1991 and the FBI’s Advanced Polygraph course in 1992 at the University of Virginia.
Mr. Shull’s professional affiliations include the Tennessee Professional Investigators Association, Virginia Polygraph Association, Tennessee Polygraph Association, FBI Agents Association, Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. Mr. Shull is a former board member of the East Tennessee Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and a former board member of the State of Tennessee Private Investigators and Polygraph Examiners Commission.