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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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An example of why pre-employment polygraphs should be mandatory
Defense attorneys begin to get notifications about scrutinized lab technician
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The Supreme Court of the State of Alaska Slams Polygraph "Testing," Rules It Scientifically Invalid
Justia Opinion Summary
In three criminal cases consolidated for appeal, each defendant sought to introduce expert testimony by a polygraph examiner that the defendant was truthful when he made...

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FROM THE LATEST APA MAGAZINE: "For now, the APA Board has decided to stand down on any Standard of Practice regarding computer algorithms."
Speaking as a longtime member of the American Polygraph Association, frequent president-elect candidate and perennial change-agent, I find this development to be highly disturbing.
Personally, I ...

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Polygraph Operator William McCallister Arrested for Sexual Assault
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President Trump “has repeatedly mused about administering lie detector tests to White House officials.”
Until yesterday, I hadn’t seen any reporting that would indicate what President Trump’s views regarding polygraph policy might be. Now, based on interviews with four former administration officials, D...

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The Polygraph Interrogation of Kevin Jones: Another Case of Polygraph Abuse
The NBC show "Dateline" aired tonight.  Name of the episode was "Death and the Beauty Queen".
Covered a murder case in Russell Ville Arkansas.  Showed police video of the murder victim's grieving...

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Allegedly Demanded Polygraphs While CIA Director
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel yesterday posted the following on Twitter (emphasis added):

I cannot recall any previous

Started Oct 2nd, 2019 at 8:13am by George W. Maschke
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Michigan State Police Polygraphers Andrew Longuski and Derrick Jordan Arrested for Stealing a Bicycle and Disorderly Conduct
Andrew Longuski

Derrick Jordan

On Friday, 18 May 2018, two polygraph operators with the Michigan State Police, Lieutenant Andrew Longuski and S...

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VAST SYSTEM - Validated Automated Screening Technology
Technology moves forward. The VAST System is a new entry into the market.  Competing with Lafayette Polygraph, Converus Eye Detect, and NITV Federal Services CVSA. 
The web site is fantastic and...

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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?

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Suspected Serial Killer John Arthur Ackroyd Beat the Polygraph While Woman He Raped, Marlene K. Gabrielsen, Failed It

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In June 1977, John Arthur Ackroyd raped Marlene K. Gabrielsen off Highway 20 in Oregon. Gabrielsen promptly reported the rape to police, who polygraphed both her and Ackroyd. ...

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Jeremy Kyle Show Suspended After Apparent Suicide of Guest Who Failed Lie Detector
The lowbrow British Jeremy Kyle Show, which made extensive use of lie detectors as a ratings gimmick and willfully misrepresented their validity (they have none) to their audience, has been suspended ...

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Is anyone tracking this?  What is a "waiver authority?"
H.R.2213 - To amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority, and for other purposes.

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IARPA Credibility Assessment Standard Evaluation (CASE)
Check this out... What fun! The DNI is funding a contest to crown a "Credibility Champion" - Learn more about it here: https://www.iarpa.gov/challenges/casechallenge.html
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Pre-Empl. Sheriff Polygraph
Good Morning All,
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LE Agencies That Don't Polygraph
I failed a federal polygraph a few years ago, well aware that its all BS. However, I think a lot of us would benefit if we compiled a list of legitimate LE organizations that do not polygraph...

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Arrested NSA Contractor Hal Martin "Passed at Least One Polygraph Test"

Harold Thomas Martin, III

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Portland Police Bureau Polygraph Policy
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Can you share your story?
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FBI pre-employment polygraph questions
I am currently in the FBI application process and may be asked to take a polygraph soon. I am very concerned by the warning I found in "The Lie Behind the Lie Detector".
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