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How is the polygraph currently used by federal agencies like the FBI, CIA, NSA, NRO, DoD, DOE, DEA, BATFE, and U.S. Secret Service, as well as state and local agencies? What laws, regulations, and guidelines govern the use of polygraphs for screening, criminal investigations, administrative investigations, and other purposes?
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CBP Countermeasure Case Files
Shortly before the trial of Doug Williams for teaching two undercover federal agents how to pass polygraph tests began, AntiPolygraph.org published an archive of 65 so-called "confirmed countermeasure...

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DIA Countermeasure Case Files
As noted on the blog, AntiPolygraph.org has obtained and published a set of leaked Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) "confirmed countermeasure" case files:

Started Apr 19th, 2015 at 9:35am by George W. Maschke
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Polygraph Place Bulletin Board Private Forum
                       Polygraph Place Bulletin Board Private Forum Archive
Ralph Hilliard, who runs the website PolygraphPlace.com, was compelled to take the site's bulletin board offline owing ...

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Cleve Backster, CIA Polygraphs, and Psychic Plants

Grover Cleveland Backster, Jr.

Cleve Backster, who instituted the Central Intelligence Agency's polygraph program in 1948, also has some curious ideas about plants (in particular, that they can p...

Started Feb 9th, 2002 at 9:08pm by George W. Maschke
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Melissa Boyle Mahle on CIA Polygraph Policy
Retired CIA officer Melissa Boyle Mahle addresses, among other things, the Agency's polygraph policy in her book, Denial and Deception: An Insider's View of the CIA from Iran-Contra to 9/11 (New York:...

Started Jul 24th, 2005 at 9:04am by George W. Maschke
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FBI Polygraph Failure Rate Reportedly Near 50%
In an article titled, "FBI seeks to rebuild its image," Chris Mondics of the Philadelphia Inquirer Washington bureau reports that Roger L. Trott, chief of the FBI's agent training unit, asserts that n...

Started May 23rd, 2002 at 6:05am by George W. Maschke
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DOS Diplomatic Security Service
Does the Diplomatic Security Service at State use the polygraph at all on its staff and/or applicants?
I know that generally the State Dept. does not.

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Inconclusive results
    I recently joined this website to tell everyone about my experience when i was polygraphed and the amount of hate i have towards this screening proccess. I dont know about other people but about s...

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Doug Williams Polygraph Trial Discussion Thread
I regret to report that Doug Williams has been indicted. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the news this afternoon:

I believe this case has serious First Amendment implications. A silver lining to this dark cloud is that it cannot help but to bring much-needed scrutiny to polygraph policy.

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Russell Taylor/Jared Fogle (the Subway fat man) kiddie porn cases
Russell Taylor, co-defendent of Jared Taylor (the Subway fatso) entered into a sentencing agreement with the DOJ recently.
The agreement requires that, as part of his post-prison "supervised rele...

Started Aug 22nd, 2015 at 2:28pm by xenonman
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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES GROUP currently has mroe than 30 former federal and state polygraph examiners running government law enforcement exams while the company and CEO Jeremy Samide are currently charg...

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John L. Grogan; Exposed as pseudo-polygraph examiner
    On a recent radio show self proclaimed polygraph examiner John L. Grogan showed up to be interviewed about the new polygraph show in the news.  Instead, the callers turned on Grogan exposing him a...

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Deception to determine the truth?
My recent Letter To the Editor of our local paper
Schrand JR
Letter: Deception to determine the truth?
Enid News - August 4, 2015
Polygraph exams are used as a license for positions of responsibil...

in response to articles

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Bloomberg Business Article on Doug Williams
Bloomberg Business has published an in-depth profile of polygraph critic Doug Williams by investigative reporter Drake Bennett. I'm honored to be among those interviewed for the article:

Started Aug 4th, 2015 at 5:15pm by George W. Maschke
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Daily Beast Article on Polygraphy
Earlier this week I spoke with Brandy Zadrozny, a reporter for The Daily Beast who was working on an article about polygraphy on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the first polygraph "test" to b...

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False positive. Can the examiner be sued for defamation?
Sorry for the long post, but I promise it's worth a read.
I'm guessing I signed something that relieved the examiner from liability but this reeks of corruption.....
I went to a pre-employme...

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NRO Polygraph Program Final Report (dated 31 March 2014)
A somewhat redacted document from the NRO OIG is available for viewing.  George may have already downloaded this document.

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Breaking News - If you are denied SCI, you are in deep SH*T! - Start writing letters to congress if you ever failed a poly for no reason. LET'S START THE "NO MORE POLY" MOVEMENT TODAY!
See this new Oct. 2011 article.  It says if you fail a poly, you're career is basically done everywhere!
And the OP in ...

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CIA Clearance Denial Appeal Length
I appealed my CIA clearance denial last January 2014 by responding to the SOR. Does any know how long this appeal process will take?

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What exactly is a disqualifier?
I am a college student studying criminal justice, and want to apply to the FBI after graduation. I have done some things that I'm not exactly "proud" of, all before my 18 birthday. What exactly would ...

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