About the

Capital Center for Credibility Assessment Corporation

Our corporation is owned and managed by business partners

Patrick J. Roche and Donnie W. Dutton. We have extensive experience providing credibility assessment services, utilizing Polygraph and newly added EyeDetect, for pre-employment,  counterintelligence, investigations, and training environments.

Patrick J. Roche

Special Agent  - Retired -  1981-2006

​     U.S. Customs Service

     Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE)

Special Agent in Charge -

of Polygraph Operations   -  1997-2006

​     U.S. Customs Service

     Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE)

Instructor  - 1998-2014

     National Center for Credibility Assessment  (NCCA) - 2007-2008

     Adjunct Instructor for NCCA  -  2008-2014

     Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) - 1998-2006

Federal Government Contractor  - 2008-2015

     *Intelligence Agencies  - 2008-2015

     *Law Enforcement Agencies  - 2010-2015

Law Enforcement Contractor  - 2010-2015

     *Six Law Enforcement Agencies  - 2010-2015

     *One Adult Corrections - 2013-2014

     *Two Fire Departments  - 2013-2014

*Agencies not identified to protect the sensitive nature of the services provided, as well as, to comply with agency restrictions.


Capital Center


Credibility Assessment 

Donnie W. Dutton

Special Agent  - Retired -  1973 - 2014

​     U.S. Marine Corp

     U.S. Air Force

     U.S. Army Military Intelligence

     National Geospacial Agency  (NGA)

Polygraph Program Manager 2007 - 2010

​     National Geospacial Agency  (NGA)

Instructor   - 1987 - 2015

     National Center for Credibility Assessment  (NCCA) - 2011-2014

     Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment 2010-2011

     Department of Defense Polygraph Institute 1996-2007

     U.S. Army Military Police Polygraph School 1987-1990

Director  and Chief Instructor  - 2014 - 2015

     Behavioural Measures, United Kingdom Polygraph Training Center, UK - 2014


Federal Government Contractor  - 2014 - 2015

     *Intelligence Agencies  - 2014 - 2015

     *Law Enforcement Agency  - 2014 - 2015

Law Enforcement Contractor   - 2014 - 2015


*Agencies not identified to protect the sensitive nature of the services provided, as well as, to comply with agency restrictions.

Donnie W. Dutton

Vice President, Polygraph Operations

Polygraph Examiner


Mr. Donnie W. Dutton retired from the federal government on January 31, 2014, with over 40 years of Government service.  During Mr. Dutton’s career he served in a variety of polygraph related activities, some of which included: Chief Threat Analysis and Strategic Support Branch (TASS) at the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA), Polygraph Program Manager for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Polygraph Instructor for the Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment (DACA), Polygraph Instructor for the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DoDPI), and as a Polygraph Instructor for the United States Army Military Police School (USAMPS).  Mr. Dutton has further held positions with the United States Army Military Intelligence Command as the European Polygraph Program Manager, Polygraph Quality Control Officer, and as a polygraph examiner.  Mr. Dutton first became a federal polygraph examiner while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1985 where he conducted criminal specific examinations on suspected criminals.  Mr. Dutton has worked as both a Law Enforcement Officer/Special Agent as well as an Intelligence Officer/Special Agent throughout his years of service.  Mr. Dutton has extensive experience working with contract polygraph examiners and has served as the Governments Contracting Officer Technical Representative while employed at NGA.

Mr. Dutton earned his Bachelor Degree in sociology/criminal justice from Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma and his Masters of Science Degree in Forensic Psychophysiology from Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama.

Patrick J. Roche

Chief Executive Officer and President

Polygraph Examiner


Mr. Patrick J. Roche served the United States Government in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Treasury for over 34 years before founding the Capital Center for Credibility Assessment Corporation in 2014.  His last nine years with the Federal Government was with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs serving as the Special Agent in Charge of the Polygraph Operations Division. He led Senior Special Agents on assignments across the United States and around the World gathering evidence of money laundering, narcotics smuggling, illegal weapons exportations, and human trafficking through polygraph examinations and interrogations. 
​Upon Retiring from his Special Agent position in 2006, Mr. Roche returned to the National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA), where he obtained his initial polygraph instruction in 1985.  NCCA is a world renowned Polygraph Institute that is run by the United States Government and provides initial and advanced polygraph instruction to all Federal Polygraph Examiners.  Mr. Roche taught new students and Senior Polygraph Examiners advanced Polygraph curriculum relating to Behavior Analysis, Counterintelligence Polygraph Methodologies, and Countermeasure Detection.
​Mr. Roche was the Vice President of a Corporation operating from Virginia and directed the largest and fastest growing business division from 2008 to 2014. The Polygraph Operations Division provided Pre-employment Applicant Processing Services to Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies that not only included Polygraph Examination services, but also Human Resource processing, Security Interviews, Psychological Testing, and Administrative Support.  Mr. Roche directed the activities of eight contracts and managed senior level Polygraph Examiners who conducted over 14,000 pre-employment and counter-intelligence polygraph examinations.  He managed over 30 Polygraph Examiners across five Virginia offices and one California office.  He also managed the construction of two Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facilities (SCIFs) and two Polygraph Centers containing a total of 37 polygraph suites, and 3, state of the art, Quality Control Centers.
​Mr. Roche is highly experienced in conducting Polygraph Examinations that are counter-espionage and counter-terrorism in nature (TES), as well as those that reveal undetected crimes, illegal drug use and sales, and factors that are counter-intuitive to Law Enforcement (LEPET).  Mr. Roche is also a licensed Polygraph Examiner in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
​Mr. Roche earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology.  He also holds a Master’s Degree from the Professional School of Psychology, Arlington, VA in Forensic Psychology.