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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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DHS OIG Says "CBP Spent Millions Conducting Polygraph Examinations on Unsuitable Applicants"
A report by the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security, finds that U.S. Customs and Border Protection wasted millions of dollars administering polygraph examinations to unsui...

Started Aug 12th, 2017 at 9:15am by George W. Maschke
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White House May (Or May Not) Resort to Lie Detectors to Identify Leakers
On Friday, 4 May 2017, on the Fox News program Fox & Friends, presenter Steve Doocy asked President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway why they don't use lie detectors to identify who leaked the trans...

Started Aug 5th, 2017 at 8:39am by George W. Maschke
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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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Can a parole officer force his parolee to take a poly
So this is kind of sensitive. My wife and i have been married for 9 years. Her ex is raising the kids. We have them on weekends and summer. The kids have been going through a lot and they started acti...

Started Jul 25th, 2017 at 6:33pm by Treeraiders
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By: George W. Maschke
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Source: Cuban Spy Ana Belen Montes Passed DIA Polygraph
[See the 13th reply in this discussion thread for a report that top Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Cuba analyst Ana Belen Montes, who was a Cuban double agent throughout her 16-years of employment with DIA, took and passed at least one counterintelligence-scope polygraph "test."]
In what seems likely to be yet another failure of polygraph "testing" to detect or deter espionage, the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA's) senior analyst for matters involving Cuba, Ana Belen Monte...

Started Sep 22nd, 2001 at 9:04am by George W. Maschke
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Shivam Patel, Would-Be Jihadist Who Sought to Enter U.S. Armed Forces, Believed to Have Researched Polygraph Countermeasures
Scott Daugherty reports for the Virginian-Pilot. The FBI affidavit referenced in the article is attached:
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Started Jul 8th, 2017 at 5:39am by George W. Maschke
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Imprisoned Polygraph Critic Doug Williams on This American Life Radio Program
Imprisoned polygraph critic Doug Williams will be featured on the next episode of the public radio show This American Life, which is "broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners...

Started Jun 8th, 2017 at 1:20pm by George W. Maschke
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Kun Shan Chun - FBI Tech Convicted of Spying for China
Here is another good one from earlier this year that I have not seen on this site yet. Kun Shan Chun was a nationalized Chinese American, from China, who got into the FBI, and must have passed several...

Started Jul 7th, 2017 at 12:36pm by Laughing American (Guest)
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Kevin Mallory - Ex CIA and State Dept Fed Agent Caught Spying for China
Didn't see a thread on this, but here is another former CIA and State Dept Special Agent who has been spying for the Chinese. No doubt he passed a few polygraphs in his career.  Looks like he got hims...

Started Jul 6th, 2017 at 6:47pm by Laughing American (Guest)
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LAFAYETTE POLYGRAPH NO LONGER SELLING CONVERUS EYEDETECT
Lafayette Polygraph, the #1 provider of polygraph to the military and federal agencies is no longer offering Coverus EyeDetect for sale on its site.  I failed my only polygraph with the government sev...

Started May 24th, 2017 at 1:30pm by Tom Tesslin (Guest)
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Anyone ever successfully re-applied to an agency after being DQ'ed by poly?
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 Jul 8th, 2012 at 11:04pm by Genie (Guest)
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Arrested NSA Contractor Hal Martin "Passed at Least One Polygraph Test"

Harold Thomas Martin, III

On 27 August 2016, NSA contractor Harold Thomas (Hal) Martin, III of Glen Burnie, Maryland was arrested based on probable cause to b...

Started Oct 7th, 2016 at 9:55am by George W. Maschke
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Latest WikiLeaks document "dump" of CIA material
It will be interesting to observe just what measures the CIA will be taking in response to the recent release en masse by WikiLeaks of apparently genuine documents from the Agency, concerning its hack...

Started Mar 9th, 2017 at 6:46am by xenonman
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Dr. Phil Lie Detector Series, 6-7 & 28 Nov. 2006
Pop psychologist and television talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw yet again promotes the myth of the lie detector in a two-part series that will air today (Monday, 6 November) and tomorrow:
http://w...

Started Nov 6th, 2006 at 7:23am by George W. Maschke
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List of LE departments that dont polygraph.
im starting this forum because ive been hearing and seeing about a lot of LE departments that do, and dont polygraph. if you know FOR SURE which departments dont, and do, please list it below

Started Jul 26th, 2016 at 4:08pm by slipknothollywood
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perm reject if you fail this state police poly
IF YOU FAIL THE VERMONT STATE POLICE POLYGRAPH YOU WILL BE TOTALLY DISBARRED FROM EMPLOYMENT EVEN IF YOU ASK TO HAVE IT REVIEWED I WENT UP FOR A POLYGRAPH INTERVIEW AND THE POLYGRAPHER FAILED ME ON CO...

Started May 20th, 2004 at 1:12pm by Erik Gustafson (Guest)
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FBI Spy Leandro Aragoncillo Passed Polygraph
UPDATE: Former FBI intelligence analyst Leandro Aragoncillo on Thursday, 4 May 2006 pled guilty to spying while assigned as a Marine to the Office of the Vice President. His espi...
The Associate

Started Sep 13th, 2005 at 7:52am by George W. Maschke
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Admissible in court
After realizing how inaccurate polygraph testing is, I am confused why in some states it is still Admissible in court?

Started Jan 27th, 2017 at 3:23pm by dc585
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Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Scraps Polygraph Screening
Applicants for the Pennsylvania State Police will no longer be required to submit to polygraph screening:
https://antipolygraph.org/blog/2017/01/12/pennsylvania-state-police-commissioner....

Started Jan 12th, 2017 at 10:09pm by George W. Maschke
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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Farewell!
I became a credentialed "forensic psycho-physiologist" some 12 years ago, after completing my studies at the Backster School of Lie Detection in November of 2004.
Since that time, as a member of...

Started Dec 24th, 2016 at 4:45am by Dan Mangan
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