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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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CIA Officers Should Get Trained To Beat The Poly
I dont know if this is the apporpiate place to post.  But it seems to me if you were a 007 wouldnt it be your best interest to learn to beat the poly.
I seen the movie Spy Game and i think it wou...

Started Jun 1st, 2002 at 7:52pm by NotMe NotMe (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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Robert Baer on Ed Curran's CIA Polygraph Crackdown
In Chapter 3 of The Lie Behind the Lie Detector, we discuss the CIA's polygraph crackdown after the arrest of Aldrich Ames, who twice beat the polygraph while spying for the Soviet Union and Russia. C...

Started May 23rd, 2002 at 12:11am by George W. Maschke
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US Customs Special Agents
Anyone know if Special Agent's in the US Customs service are required to take a polygraph as part of the pre-employment process?  Thanks

Started May 19th, 2002 at 5:25pm by customs222
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How CIA Polygraphers Are Evaluated
In his 17 October 2001 remarks before the National Academy of Sciences' polygraph review panel, retired FBI polygraph expert Dr. Drew Richardson spoke about the inappropriateness of evaluating polygra...

Started May 17th, 2002 at 6:31am by George W. Maschke
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Is not disclosure true?  I bombed out on a poly with a Fed agency and don't want it getting out.  It would definitely not help me where I work now (another fed agency).  What's the deal.  I don't beli...

Started May 8th, 2002 at 11:08pm by Norman Neckbone (Guest)
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LA Times Article
I was reading the LA Times this morning  and saw this "IN BRIEF"
                  Instant Polygraph Test Developed
                  Mayo Clinic researchers have develope...

This technique using a high de

Started Jan 7th, 2002 at 2:32pm by Fred F.
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DoDPI Budget Information
If you've ever wondered just how much the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DoDPI) is costing the taxpayers, that information is available at p. 13 of the Defense Security Service's Fiscal...

Started Apr 27th, 2002 at 6:55pm by George W. Maschke
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By: Fred F.
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Those who are willing...help me in taking a stand
I ask that anyone who has been disqualified from a PD testing process (or anyone else who is willing)--based on polygraph results--keep track of upcoming PD orientation meetings,  and do the following...

Started Apr 26th, 2002 at 11:10pm by MissionPoly-ban
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What will make you fail?
Hi everyone, I am in the process of applying for employment where a Poly will be given. What if I were to be honest about past history. What are most organizations policy on such past occurrences? Wou...

Started Mar 19th, 2002 at 6:47pm by timmy (Guest)
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Kenneth H. Senser on FBI Polygraph Policy
On 18 July 2001, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on "Reforming FBI Management: The Views from Inside and Out". Kenneth H. Senser, Acting Deputy Assistant Director, Security P...

Started Jul 23rd, 2001 at 9:44am by George W. Maschke
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By: Mark Mallah
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Could the Polygraph Have Caught Hanssen?
It seems that FBI counterintelligence agent and Soviet/Russian spy Robert Philip Hanssen didn't believe that the polygraph could catch him. He is quoted at page 66 of the Webster Report (p. 78 of the [url=http://www.usdoj.gov/05publications/websterreport.pdf]PDF f.

Started Apr 8th, 2002 at 7:46am by George W. Maschke
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Webster Commission Report On-line
The Commission for the Review of FBI Security Programs, better known as the Webster Commission, has delivered its report to the Attorney General, and it may now be downloaded as a 1.14 MB Adobe Acroba...

Started Apr 5th, 2002 at 4:15pm by George W. Maschke
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medications and Polygraph?
I am on 9 medications and the powers that be want me to take the test. The medication that I am on are Adderrall wich asks as spead, klonopin with is a benzodiazepine. What should I do?

Started Apr 5th, 2002 at 5:15am by shaffrx
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By: George W. Maschke
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Did the Polygraph Catch Nicholson?
This is an offshoot of the thread started by Gordon Barland entitled: What's More Effective than the polygraph?  In that thread, Dr. Barland suggests that the polygraph caught convicted CIA spy Harold...

Started Apr 2nd, 2002 at 5:11am by Mark Mallah
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By: beech trees
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FBI Spokesman Suggests Polygraph Can't Be Beaten
Peter A. Gulotta, Jr., spokesman for the FBI's Baltimore Field Office, suggested to Baltimore Sun reporter Laura Sullivan that the FBI pre-employment polygraph "test" cannot be beaten:
"We don...

The above qu

Started Mar 26th, 2002 at 10:20am by George W. Maschke
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internal affairs
I am a police officer in the state of Virginia and am have been told that I may have to take a polygraph for an internal Affairs investigation. I know by state legislation that as a law enforcement of...

Started Feb 7th, 2002 at 9:25pm by Concerned Officer (Guest)
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Will Failing The Poly Follow me
I have a pre-employment poly (CIA) coming up and was wondering whether or not failing it would follow me and prevent me from obtaining lower level clearances not requiring a poly? For example, I think...

Started Mar 25th, 2002 at 2:24pm by Joe Smith (Guest)
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Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner on Polygraphy
Admiral Stansfied Turner, ret., served as Director of the CIA under President Jimmy Carter. In his book, Secrecy and Democracy: The CIA in Transition (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985), he discu...

Started Mar 25th, 2002 at 8:26am by George W. Maschke
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By: George W. Maschke
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On the FBI Polygraph Failure Rate
In a 28 July 2001 article titled "FBI describes polygraph failure rate as 'surprisingly low,'" Lenny Savino of the Knight Ridder Washington bureau reports that fewer than 25 of the more than 500 FBI p...

Started Jul 30th, 2001 at 3:29pm by George W. Maschke
4 7515 Last Post Mar 24th, 2002 at 2:45pm
By: George W. Maschke
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I was curious about the waiver of liability. I was wondering if someone signed a name that was similar to their name but wasn't their name, would this void the "contract"? Additionally, I know that a ...

Started Mar 15th, 2002 at 1:07am by BEAR (Guest)
2 1280 Last Post Mar 18th, 2002 at 8:08pm
By: Mark Mallah
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