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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
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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
Note: AntiPolygraph.org has prepared a navigable index to the archive posted here. See:
https://antipolygraph.org/articles/article-055.shtml
--AntiPolygraph.org Administrator

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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:
https://antipolygraph.org/blog/2015/...

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
On October 7th, 2011, then-President Obama established an Executive Order, “STRUCTURAL REFORMS TO IMPROVE THE SECURITY OF CLASSIFIED NETWORKS AND THE RESPONSIBLE SHARING AND SAFEGUARDING OF CLASSIFIED...

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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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Polygraph Aftermath Advice Needed
Hello
Three of us took a polygraph for an armored car company.
We all came out as incomplete. This went on for hours.  We were told the EPPA rules said we had to take the test.  We signed t...

Started Aug 29th, 2020 at 8:15pm by Chet T (Guest)
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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 NSA and DIA contractor, Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, has been a...

Started Aug 22nd, 2020 at 10:38am by George W. Maschke
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Accused Spy Alexander Yuk Ching Ma: Yet Another Catastrophic Failure of Polygraph Screening
The polygraph has failed yet again. As mentioned on the blog, former CIA and FBI employee Alexander Yuk Ching Ma of Honolulu necessarily passed an FBI pre-employment polygraph screening "test" when, a...

Started Aug 18th, 2020 at 12:08pm by George W. Maschke
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First FBI Counterintelligence Use of the Polygraph Allowed Nazi Spy Suspect to Escape
James Allen Matte describes the FBI's first use of the polygraph for counterintelligence purposes at p. 29 of Forensic Psychophysiology Using the Polygraph (J.A.M. Publications, 1996):
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The fir...

Started Oct 13th, 2001 at 11:03am by George W. Maschke
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Berserker Boy
Misfortune has befallen the internet marketing guru and financial backer of Vipre VSA and Converus.  For the sake of this post lets call him Berserker Boy; a strange lad indeed.  Berserker Boy is a we...

Started Aug 12th, 2020 at 9:50pm by Berserker Boy (Guest)
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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:
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[url]http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/owner-polygraph-indicted-allegedly...

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.

Started Nov 14th, 2014 at 9:44pm by George W. Maschke
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Nicholas Shawn Stark: Another Apparent Failure of Polygraph Screening

Fontana, California Police Officer Nicholas Shawn Stark

Nicholas Shawn Stark, an officer with the Fontana Police Department, was arrested earlier th...

Started Jun 15th, 2020 at 8:55am 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

Started Jul 9th, 2020 at 9:24am by George W. Maschke
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False Positive by Steve Wilkos' Polygraph Operator, Dan Ribacoff, Leads to Attempted Suicide

Polygaph Operator Dan Ribacoff on the set of The Steve Wilkos Show

Yesterday, AntiPolygraph.org published one of the most ...

Started Jan 26th, 2020 at 11:22am by George W. Maschke
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List: U.S. Fed Employee Criminals - All Passed Polys
I wanted to start a thread where we can all post actual examples, of law enforcement, intelligence community, and other U.S. government employees who had to pass polygraphs for their jobs, meanwhile c...

Started Apr 13th, 2020 at 6:04am by Byron Johns
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Gary Leon Ridgway, Deadliest Serial Killer in U.S. History, Passed Polygraph and Killed Again
Gary Leon Ridgway is expected to plead guilty to 48 murders this week, including Oregon's Green River killings:
http://edition.cnn.com/2003/LAW/11/03/green.river.killings.ap/
Ridgway, an ear...

Started Nov 4th, 2003 at 6:31am by George W. Maschke
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