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Arizona Bans Polygraphs in Law Enforcement Internal Investigations

According to an official news release, Arizona governor Doug Ducey on 25 April 2022 signed into law H.B 2159, a bill introduced by Representative John Kavanaugh that withdraws authorization for the use of polygraphs in law enforcement internal investigations. Kavanaugh, a Republican representing Arizona’s 23rd district, previously worked as a police officer with the Port …

“Officers: Prison Relies Too Much on Polygraphs”

Luke Turf of the Yuma Sun reports on the Arizona Department of Corrections’ use of polygraphy. Excerpt: Three correctional officers at the state prison in Yuma were wrongfully disciplined because the Department of Corrections relies too heavily on polygraphs, an attorney for the employees and state Sen. Herb Guenther say. Martin Bihn is the attorney …