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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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Advice for Post Interview
I just took the Poly for a 3 letter agency. It really sucked especially since I already work for another agency and was trying to jump ship. Anyway I know some of the workings of federal employees and...

Started Sep 27th, 2021 at 1:25am by J Kelly (Guest)
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Kudos to Former NSA Polygraph Division Chief Tom Mauriello
As regular readers of AntiPolygraph.org know, the plight of Afghan interpreters who honorably served with U.S. forces, but whose applications for Special Immigrant Visas have been denied based on poly...

Started Jul 29th, 2021 at 8:53am by George W. Maschke
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Officer.com Promotes New Automated Polygraph EyeDetect+ Device
The popular law enforcement website officer.com has published a few articles about a new automated polygraph machine called the EyeDetect+. Here are two of those articles and the manufacturer’s promot...

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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 ...

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Under investigation. Questions about taking voluntary polygraph and communicating by "drafting."
I am currently under investigation in the U.S. for money laundering and racketeering.  I suspect that I am under physical surveillance and that my phone calls and emails are being monitored.  The stat...

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DIA's Insider Threat Program

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Mythbusters Beat the Lie Detector Episode Featuring Phony Ph.D. "Dr." Michael Martin

Faux Ph.D. Michael Martin Speaking With Adam Savage

The secondary topic of the latest episode of Discovery Channel's popular Mythbusters program (Season 5, Episode 24 "Confederate Steam Gun"), which aired on Wednesday, ...

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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 INSCOM and DIA contractor, Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, has bee...

Started Aug 22nd, 2020 at 10:38am by George W. Maschke
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DHS pre employment polygraph and concerns
I am in the application process for a federal leo position that requires a polygraph test.  I have not yet been scheduled . Hearing all the horror stories from my friends about failing it made me anxi...

Started Mar 28th, 2021 at 2:54pm by Christian (Guest)
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Has anyone renewed TS/SCI since failing LS poly?
I got my TS/SCI adjudicated by the Army Reserve in April 2011. I'm up for my periodic renewal very soon.
Here's the story: I was a contractor for the NRO, which required me to pass CI po...

Started Mar 3rd, 2016 at 6:54pm by JC (Guest)
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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES GROUP currently has mroe than 30 former federal and state polygraph examiners running government law enforcement exams while the company and CEO Jeremy Samide are currently charg...

Started Feb 23rd, 2015 at 1:25am by ustaxpayercitizen
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The Polygraph Interrogation of Christopher Lee Watts (And How He Could Have Beaten It)

Tammy Lee Polygraphing Christopher Watts

On 15 August 2018, Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI) Agent Tammy Lee conducted a polygraph interrogation of Christopher Lee "Chris" Watts of Frederi...

Started Dec 1st, 2018 at 8:45pm by George W. Maschke
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Fear of the Polygraph Failed to Deter CIA Station Chief in Algiers from Allegedly Drugging and Raping Women
ABC News reports that Andrew Warren, the former CIA station chief in Algiers, Algeria, is being investigated for allegedly drugging and raping women at his official residence. If the allegations are t...

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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

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Jack Trimarco, RIP
Retired FBI special agent and polygraph operator John Richard "Jack" Trimarco died of pancreatic cancer on Monday, 6 August 2018. He was 70 years old.
Trimarco conducted my FBI pre-employment pol...

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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

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Polygraph Aftermath Advice Needed
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 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...

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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):
The fir...

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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:

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.

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