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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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Started Jun 6th, 2013 at 10:40am by Ex-Examiner (Guest)
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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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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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By: Ex Member
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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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USSS second polygraph
Hello everybody, At the end of my Polly I was informed that I failed 1 question. Anybody knows if they let me retest for that 1 question or retake the test at all. I am 100% without a shadow of the do...

Started Oct 7th, 2018 at 4:45am by Mattstriker (Guest)
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Polygraph "Testing" and the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

Christine Blasey Ford Undergoing a Polygraph "Test"

As most readers will be aware, polygraphy has been in the news recen...

Started Oct 3rd, 2018 at 2:08pm by George W. Maschke
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NSA Polygraph Neither Detected Nor Deterred Nghia Hoang Pho's Security Violations
National Security Agency employee Nghia Hoang Pho, who worked in one of NSA's most sensitive units, Tailored Access Operations, on Friday, 1 December 2017 pleaded guilty to violating the Espionage Act...

Started Dec 2nd, 2017 at 2:41pm by George W. Maschke
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Can you share your story?
I was disqualified (DQ'ed) from an agency because they said I failed the polygraph.  I was told I could reapply in a year or two and I would like to.  I wonder if a previously failed poly bans me for ...

Started Sep 17th, 2018 at 4:40am by lupacexi
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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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Senator Rand Paul Suggests Lie Detector "Tests" to Identify Author of New York Times Op-Ed
On Wednesday, 5 September 2018, the New York Times published an op-ed article by an anonymous senior Trump administration official titled, "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administrati...

Started Sep 7th, 2018 at 9:07am by George W. Maschke
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state laws re: polygraph
Hi, all.
Does anyone know where I can find a list of states and their respective laws (statutes and case law) re: the status of the polygraph in criminal investigations and trials? I believe the ...

Started Sep 1st, 2018 at 3:54pm by dollsey74
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U.S. Secret Service Polygraph Branch Challenge Coin
A U.S. Secret Service Polygraph Branch "challenge coin" has recently appeared for sale on eBay, and AntiPolygraph.org has obtained a specimen:
https://antipolygraph.org/graphics/usss-polygraph... ht...

Started Aug 22nd, 2018 at 8:43am by George W. Maschke
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Credibility Assessment Standardized Evaluation (CASE) Prize Challenge
On 5 July 2018, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) posted a notice about a "Credibility Assessment Standardized Evaluation (CASE) Prize Challenge" to encourage innovation in ...

Started Jul 7th, 2018 at 12:24pm by George W. Maschke
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FBI File of William Moulton Marston
A contributor who prefers to remain anonymous has provided AntiPolygraph.org with the FBI file of lie detector inventor William Moulton Marston, who under the pen name Charles Moulton also cr...[/u][/right]
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, D.C.

Dear Sir:
With respect to telephonic request from Inspector L.B. NICHOLS that [redacted] of the Detroit Police Department be contacted for whatever information he possessed concerning WILLIAM MO

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Former FBI Counterespionage Section Chief Peter Strzok Reportedly Failed to Pass Polygraph Screening "Test"

Peter Strzok

It has been reported that FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok, who was the chief of the Bureau's Counterespionage Section and who led the Bureau's investigation into former Secretary of S...

Started Jul 8th, 2018 at 5:20pm by George W. Maschke
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DIA's Insider Threat Program

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Michigan State Police Polygraphers Andrew Longuski and Derrick Jordan Arrested for Stealing a Bicycle and Disorderly Conduct
Andrew Longuski

Derrick Jordan

On Friday, 18 May 2018, two polygraph operators with the Michigan State Police, Lieutenant Andrew Longuski and S...

Started Jun 26th, 2018 at 6:08am by George W. Maschke
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