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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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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...

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Polygraph Place Bulletin Board Private Forum
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NCCA Polygraph Countermeasure Files
In September, we mentioned that "(t)his fall, AntiPolygraph.org will be publishing National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) documentation on polygraph countermeasures that has been made avail...

Started Dec 3rd, 2017 at 7:42pm by George W. Maschke
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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...

Started Jun 13th, 2015 at 7:37am by George W. Maschke
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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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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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DIA's Insider Threat Program

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In 2023 - ClearanceJobs.com Admitted the Polygraph is Just For Getting Confessions . . .
Did anyone see this?  Last year, the ClearanceJobs.com folks did a live stream where they went over the clearance process and even mention the polygraph.   
At the 24-minute and 16-second mark (wh...

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How is a failure of the FBI poly reported?
I had someone check scattered castles and no derogatory information existed for me. Further to this, the Security person I spoke to advises that FBI keeps the information with the FBI only. It almost ...

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Appealing a "failed" FBI polygraph
Is there any process to specifically do this? I googled around and everything seemed ancient.

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Obtaining "Employment Records" including polygraph records when I was a contractor?
I recently failed my FBI CI Polygraph or so says the Polygraph Examiner and security.
I am looking at the Security exit briefing I was provided and it gives me an address.
I can see...

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Do incident reports in JPAS expire? Clearance issues
I failed a poly as part of a clearance upgrade from TS to TS/SCI many years ago. They suspended my clearance and I quit rather than get fired. My coworker got arrested, had her clearance suspended, an...

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How Did CIA Officer and Serial Sexual Abuser Brian Jeffrey Raymond Get Away With His Crimes for So Long?

Brian Jeffrey Raymond

On Friday, 23 July 2021, Brian Jeffrey Raymond, who, as previously reported on the blog, was until last year all but certainly a career CIA intelligence officer, pleaded guilty to two c...

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Accused Spy Joseph Daniel Schmidt May Have Revealed Information About Polygraph Practices
Joseph Daniel Schmidt, a former U.S. army interrogator and Chinese linguist assigned to the 109th Military Intelligence Battalion at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington State, has been indicted for...

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The Sick, Sadistic, Manipulative, and Coercive Game of CIA Polygraph Examiners
The CIA polygraph exam aims to elicit disqualifying admissions and damaging information from you that background investigators could not have known otherwise. They want to dig into your private life f...

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CIA Polygrapher and Adjudicator Interrogation Techniques – We Already Know…We have Evidence Technique
When attempting to elicit an admission or confession, CIA polygraphers and adjudicators will make you think they know more about you and your private life than you think you know. It is all a mind gam...

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CIA Polygrapher Interrogation Techniques – The Alternative Question Technique
To elicit an admission, CIA polygraphers will employ the Alternative Question Technique. It presents the examinee with a choice between two possible explanations for their commission of a disqualifyin...

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CIA Polygrapher Interrogation Techniques – Theme Development
CIA polygraphers will employ a theme to elicit a confession or derogatory admission. A theme is a moral excuse for why the examinee committed an act that minimizes or lessens the moral implications of...

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The #1 Rule to "Beat" the CIA Polygraph - DENY! DENY! DENY! DO NOT CONFESS TO ANYTHING!
The polygraph exam is a ruse. It is a ploy designed to get examinees to make damaging admissions and statements that the background investigators and adjudicators could not have known about otherwise....

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