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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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2 (??good??) arguments against the poly
1. Why is it that if I fail a polygraph for an agency (I did because I lied, later confessed to it too ) I can NEVER apply for that agency again? BUT, if I fail the initial test I can "become smarter"...

Started Sep 25th, 2002 at 5:12pm by micheal_dovini
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Louisiana case  State vs Catanese (1979)
Is anyone familiar with this case? Did/does it allow for polygraphs to be used in court?

Started Sep 24th, 2002 at 7:04pm by Whisper
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FOIA/Public Records exemptions?
Hey all; just a quick question. I took a CVSA a while ago and was told that I passed for a local government job. Are polygraph and/or CVSA results considered exempt from a Public Records Request? I be...

Started Sep 20th, 2002 at 6:01pm by eisenmann372002
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Destruction of Records at the DoDPI Library
At the National Academy of Sciences' polygraph review panel's public meeting last October, Dr. Drew C. Richardson likened having the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute in charge of federal poly...

Started Sep 23rd, 2002 at 11:45am by George W. Maschke
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usss question
I completed the usss polygraph over six months ago.  My recruiter, who has been very helpful up to the point of my polygraph testing, is now very distant and just advises that a letter is on the way. ...

Started Sep 15th, 2002 at 2:05am by Charlie
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By: blade-runner
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Help with stipulation and law
In Washington State you sign a stipulation to take a polygraph.  What to do if you take 3 and pass, then take one with the police and do not pass.  A stipulation is signed that the polygraph can be us...

Started Sep 11th, 2002 at 3:50am by sailor6535
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Registries of Licensed Polygraphers & Complaints
???  Do individual states maintain registries of licensed polygraphers and complaint histories?  Any information on this?

Started Sep 24th, 2001 at 9:13pm by Dbird
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Sandia Nat'l Labs, DOE Pressured Polygraph Critic
On 9 Aug. 2002, the Washington Post published an op-ed piece by Dr. Alan P. Zelicoff, a senior scientist at Sandia National Laboratories, titled "Polygraph Hypocrisy." In this article he is especially...

Started Aug 23rd, 2002 at 6:38am by George W. Maschke
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More Polygraph Hypocrisy
This article in todays Los Angeles Times will leave you scratching your head WHY???.
This involves two brothers in Texas, one who committed a robbery for drug money and his brother who was arres...

Started Aug 21st, 2002 at 1:27am by Fred F.
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FBI, Customs talk body language
The MSNBC.com website features a Wall Street Journal article by Ann Davis, Joseph Pereira and William M. Bulkeley titled, "FBI, Customs talk body language" that may be of interest, as attempting to re...

Started Aug 16th, 2002 at 4:24pm by George W. Maschke
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Congressional Refusal to Take Polygraphs
The Washington Post website includes a RealPlayer file with a CNBC interview of Dana Priest, who broke the story of the Senate and House intelligence committee members' refusal to submit to polygraph ...

Started Aug 4th, 2002 at 5:35pm by George W. Maschke
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By: George W. Maschke
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non-polygrahph police departments?
Hello ,
           If anyone knows any California Police or Sheriff departments that do not do the polygraph, I would love to know;  I  do have a few skeletons in the closet, nothing major but I ...

Started Jul 20th, 2002 at 6:19pm by star2be00
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Polygrapher become Interrogator
I would appreciate any opinions on this situation.
I am assisting a woman who had a difficult experience with an FBI polygraph test.  She was called in to discuss a problem that she h...

Started Aug 7th, 2002 at 5:45pm by clarencex
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Trust and Polygraphs

In an article on page A02 of today's (1 Dec. 2000) Washington
Post entitled, "CIA Shuts Chatroom, Suspends 10, Fires 4,"
staff writer Vernon Loeb reports on CIA's ...[/pre]

Started Jan 1st, 1970 at 12:00am by George Maschke (Guest) (Guest)
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Congressional Leakers
Most of the losers on the intelligence committees are refusing to take a polygraph as part of the FBI leak investigation.  I wonder why.

Started Aug 2nd, 2002 at 2:44pm by Eastwood
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Vegas Man Passes Independent Polygraph
The entire article is here.
Fair use quote:Las Vegas - As reported on June 26, the Federal Bureau of nvestigation had threatened Henderson resident Michael Hamdan with arrest for giving false ...

Started Jul 31st, 2002 at 2:33am by beech trees
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A word or two from the "other side"
After repeatedly visiting this site over the last year or so, I finally decided to put in my two cents.  You will obviously infer that I am one of practitioners of polygraph, so often labeled as evil ...

Started Jul 15th, 2002 at 1:50pm by Public Servant
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laws on countermeasures?
Is there a law against using countermeasures during a  polygraph?

Started Jul 22nd, 2002 at 5:52pm by star2be00
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DOD Polygraphs
My understanding is that most DOD polygraphs are of the Test for Espionage and Sabotage variety.  My question is this; Do DOD Law Enforcement Agencies (CID, OSI, NCIS) use the TES format for prescreen...

Started Jul 6th, 2002 at 4:39pm by Anonymous (Guest)
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Second Poly
Several years ago I took a polygraph for a law enforcement position.  I was never officially told that I failed, but since I got the old post-test interregation and a form letter telling me my applica...

Started Jul 11th, 2002 at 5:52pm by wcp
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By: George W. Maschke
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