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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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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, 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:

Started Nov 6th, 2006 at 7:23am by George W. Maschke
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By: Joe McCarthy
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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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By: xenonman
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perm reject if you fail this state police poly

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:

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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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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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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