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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...

Started Feb 9th, 2002 at 9:08pm by George W. Maschke
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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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Polygraph Opertors Dan Ribacoff and Daughter Lisa Ribacoff Face Serious Legal Jeopardy

Daniel D. Ribacoff and daughter Lisa J. Ribacoff

As reported on the blog, litigation has recently been filed against polygraph operator Daniel Ribacoff, his daughter Lisa Ribacoff, who currently serves as a director of the American Polygraph Association, his wife Ba...

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DIA's Insider Threat Program

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Mythbusters Beat the Lie Detector Episode Featuring Phony Ph.D. "Dr." Michael Martin

Faux Ph.D. Michael Martin Speaking With Adam Savage

The secondary topic of the latest episode of Discovery Channel's popular Mythbusters program (Season 5, Episode 24 "Confederate Steam Gun"), which aired on Wednesday, ...

Started Dec 7th, 2007 at 6:46am by George W. Maschke
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Accused Spy Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins: Yet Another Catastrophic Failure of Polygraph Screening
Just a week after the arrest of accused Chinese spy Alexander Yuk Ching Ma in Honolulu, a former U.S. Army Special Forces officer and INSCOM and DIA contractor, Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, has bee...

Started Aug 22nd, 2020 at 10:38am by George W. Maschke
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DHS pre employment polygraph and concerns
I am in the application process for a federal leo position that requires a polygraph test.  I have not yet been scheduled . Hearing all the horror stories from my friends about failing it made me anxi...

Started Mar 28th, 2021 at 2:54pm by Christian (Guest)
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Remembering Doug Williams
As noted on the blog, Doug Williams died last week. He was 75 years old.
I knew Doug since before the launching of AntiPolygraph.org in 2000. He had generously mailed me copies of news articles a...

Started Mar 24th, 2021 at 10:30am by George W. Maschke
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Has anyone renewed TS/SCI since failing LS poly?
I got my TS/SCI adjudicated by the Army Reserve in April 2011. I'm up for my periodic renewal very soon.
Here's the story: I was a contractor for the NRO, which required me to pass CI po...

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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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The Polygraph Interrogation of Christopher Lee Watts (And How He Could Have Beaten It)

Tammy Lee Polygraphing Christopher Watts

On 15 August 2018, Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI) Agent Tammy Lee conducted a polygraph interrogation of Christopher Lee "Chris" Watts of Frederi...

Started Dec 1st, 2018 at 8:45pm by George W. Maschke
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Fear of the Polygraph Failed to Deter CIA Station Chief in Algiers from Allegedly Drugging and Raping Women
ABC News reports that Andrew Warren, the former CIA station chief in Algiers, Algeria, is being investigated for allegedly drugging and raping women at his official residence. If the allegations are t...

Started Jan 29th, 2009 at 7:27am by George W. Maschke
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Would-be Spy Elizabeth Jo Shirley: Yet Another Apparent Failure of Polygraph Screening

Elizabeth Jo Shirley

On Monday, 6 July 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Elizabeth Jo Shirley of Hedgesville,...[/u]: The deliberate failure to protect classified information. Removing or storing either hard copy, electronic, or memorized classified information with the intent of giving, passing, selling, keeping, or publishing that information for any reason.
This definition is also concerned with unauthorized removal of classifie

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Jack Trimarco, RIP
Retired FBI special agent and polygraph operator John Richard "Jack" Trimarco died of pancreatic cancer on Monday, 6 August 2018. He was 70 years old.
Trimarco conducted my FBI pre-employment pol...

Started Aug 20th, 2018 at 12:45am by George W. Maschke
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ClearanceJobs.com August 2020 article - How to Prep for a Polygraph
On August 25, 2020, the popular website for people with security clearances to look for a job, ClearanceJobs.com, published an article entitled [i][url=https://news.clearancejobs.com/2020/08/25/how-to...|/i].
I will comment on just a few things in the article.
Guideline 1: Don’t ask anyone who has taken a pol... Hmmm, why n

Started Sep 10th, 2020 at 12:25pm by troll_of_truth
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