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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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Drug Use while in Military
I already have an intelligence job in the military with a TS clearance (did not require a polygraph), and I want to get out and work for NSA, CIA, or FBI. I tried marijuana once 4 years ago but it was...

Started Jan 2nd, 2017 at 5:42am by Rachael M (Guest)
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Stephen E. Fienberg, R.I.P.
Dr. Stephen E. Fienberg, who headed the National Research Council's Committee to Review the Scientific Evidence on the Polygraph, died on Wednesday, 14 December 2016. He was 74 years old:

Started Dec 17th, 2016 at 12:12pm by George W. Maschke
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Failing CBP polygraph, year later in process of CDCR(CVSA)
I was curious as well as stressing out a bit because of my horrendous experience with the CBP polygraph. I too fell victim and tricked into failing the test. I regret that I didn't find this page soon...

Started Dec 11th, 2016 at 7:44am by Gr4yF0X (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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Federal Judge Throws Out FBI Post-Polygraph Confession
The FBI's willful practice of not recording polygraph interrogations was a factor in a federal judge's recent decision to grant a defense motion suppressing the post-polygraph confession of a defendan...

Started Jun 26th, 2016 at 9:38am by George W. Maschke
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ATF Polygraph Procedures
I recently took a polygraph with ATF.  When told that I had had a deceptive response (and thus failed) I tried to get more info on the process.  I was told that their polygraphers do not use the terms...

Started Nov 9th, 2001 at 7:03pm by Redrum (Guest)
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U.S. Department of State Implements Polygraph Policy!
We used to be able to say that the U.S. Department of State (DOS) was one agency that did not use polygraphs, however as of September 1, 2016, this is no longer the case.
See the DOS policies her...

Started Sep 30th, 2016 at 9:42pm by Visitor (Guest)
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Failed FBI poly 5 years ago, up for a spot with another agency that will require another poly
In short, I failed the poly for the FBI in the selection process 5 years ago.  It crushed me.  I ended up admitting to things that technically weren't even crimes, writing and signing a "confession." ...

Started Nov 1st, 2016 at 11:55am by Krux (Guest)
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Would A Fed. agency know if I have taken a local Poly?
Lets say, for instance, that someone took a poly for a local (city) agency.
Would a Federal agency know that the person had taken one with a local city?
Is there a national-type database?

Started Oct 26th, 2016 at 1:18pm by Starlight
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Can a polygraph company compare results from 2 different tests completed for different employers?
Hello all,
I am currently in the hiring process for 2 different fire departments in the state of Virginia. Both departments require a polygraph and both departments use the same third party polyg...

Started Oct 22nd, 2016 at 7:40am by WJK1208
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Question about Polygraph and JTTF
If you are striving to join the JTTF as an ICE or DHS agent are you subject to a poly as well?

Started Oct 19th, 2016 at 4:18pm by Robo12
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Polygraph Screening Examination of a FBI Employee
The following declaration is one that I recently provided in support of a FBI employee who was administered a routine, periodic reinvestigation polygraph screening exam(s), found to be deceptive, and ...

Started Sep 19th, 2015 at 6:15pm by Drew Richardson
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As a full member, I call BS on the APA's polygraph "testing" accuracy claims
On its own web site, the APA makes this most suspect claim:
"APA examiners are able to attain accuracy rates exceeding 90 percent."
People, I've been studying, analyzing and conducting polygraph "...

Started Sep 9th, 2016 at 12:07am by Dan Mangan
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CIA Clearance Denial Appeal Length
I appealed my CIA clearance denial last January 2014 by responding to the SOR. Does any know how long this appeal process will take?

Started Mar 11th, 2015 at 3:02am by ptrck (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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Inconclusive results
    I recently joined this website to tell everyone about my experience when i was polygraphed and the amount of hate i have towards this screening proccess. I dont know about other people but about s...

Started Apr 8th, 2007 at 8:15am by gorgikla22
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Can Military personel refuse a CI polygraph?
Hello, this person has never taken a polygraph before and is being assigned to a position that might require one. What can happen to military personnel who refuses to take a polygraph?

Started Sep 16th, 2016 at 5:43am by Guest4864 (Guest)
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John J. Furedy, RIP
I am saddened to report that retired University of Toronto professor of psychology and prominent polygraph critic John J. Furedy died on 24 August 2016 after a long illness.
News of John's death ...

Started Sep 3rd, 2016 at 9:38am by George W. Maschke
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CIA Deputy Director of Talent Development Ronald S. Patrick Is a Liar, a Fool, or Both

CIA Talent Development Office Deputy Chief Ronald S. Patrick (CIA photo)

Ronald S. Patrick, the CIA's deputy director for talent development...

Started Aug 21st, 2016 at 2:33pm by George W. Maschke
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Drew Richardson, RIP
I am deeply saddened to report that our friend Drew Richardson died yesterday in a tragic accident at his home in Greenville, Virginia.
Some eighteen years ago, Drew helped me find the courage wi...

Started Jul 22nd, 2016 at 7:21pm by George W. Maschke
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By: xenonman
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Sex Addiction and Fidelity Polygraphs
Please post your experiences with use of polygraph in sex addiction treatment and in couples counseling to test for fidelity.
These statements could be important in understanding the risk thereof...

Started Aug 5th, 2016 at 1:31am by EthicsFidelity?
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