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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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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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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

Started Oct 31st, 2006 at 3:25pm by George W. Maschke
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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

Started Feb 17th, 2017 at 5:08pm by John M. (Guest)
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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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H.R. 6136 Would Require Hiring of 150 Full-time CBP Polygraph Operators
House Resolution 6136 introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia on 19 June 2018 would, among other things, require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to employ 150 full-time (or equivalent) polygra...

Started Jun 24th, 2018 at 8:15am by George W. Maschke
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CIA Polygraph 2018
Can anyone who has had a recent poly (e.g., within last 12 months) confirm that the CIA is still using the "Relevant/Irrelevant" test format?
Also, would like to hear how the experience went, in...

Started Mar 19th, 2018 at 4:52am by CleverGirl (Guest)
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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?

Started Mar 11th, 2015 at 3:02am by ptrck (Guest)
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Jon Leiberman interviews polygrapher Jack Trimarco (HNGN).
From Headlines and Global News:

My take is that Mr. Leiberman is naive and Trimarco is regurgitating the usual pro-polygraph rhetoric.
Judge f...

Started Jun 17th, 2015 at 5:23pm by Evan S
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Beware of Bogus Polygraph Tests, Polygrapher Warns
Apparently oblivious to the irony, polygrapher Guy Heseltine, one of a handful of polygraph operators active in the United Kingdom, has circulated a press release titled "Lie Detector Tests - Bewar...

Started Jan 11th, 2005 at 10:12am by George W. Maschke
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Question about control questions
Hi, I have a polygraph coming up, and I may wish to use countermeasures. 
I've read through The Lie Behind the Lie Detector, but I still have one point of confusion.  When employing countermeasu...

Started Jun 27th, 2013 at 11:20am by Jerome
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Did the Antipolygraph Admin (George Maschke) ban my IP?
I have posted off and on on this forum anonymously for years.  It seems that recently I can no longer access Antipolygraph.org from my home computer, work computer, or mobile phone.  I am using TOR no...

Started Apr 1st, 2018 at 11:44am by Banned (Guest)
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Colander-Wired-to-a-Copier Urban Legend
Barbara Mikkelson's article "Next Case on the Court Colander" on the Urban Legends Reference Pages may be of interest. It seems the celebrated story of the colander used as a lie detector might be not...

Started Jul 22nd, 2003 at 4:36pm by George W. Maschke
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