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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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Cleve Backster, CIA Polygraphs, and Psychic Plants

Grover Cleveland Backster, Jr.

Cleve Backster, who instituted the Central Intelligence Agency's polygraph program in 1948, also has some curious ideas about plants (in particular, that they can p...

Started Feb 9th, 2002 at 9:08pm by George W. Maschke
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Polygraph Place Bulletin Board Private Forum
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NCCA Polygraph Countermeasure Files
In September, we mentioned that "(t)his fall, AntiPolygraph.org will be publishing National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) documentation on polygraph countermeasures that has been made avail...

Started Dec 3rd, 2017 at 7:42pm by George W. Maschke
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CBP Countermeasure Case Files
Shortly before the trial of Doug Williams for teaching two undercover federal agents how to pass polygraph tests began, AntiPolygraph.org published an archive of 65 so-called "confirmed countermeasure...

Started Jun 13th, 2015 at 7:37am by George W. Maschke
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DIA Countermeasure Case Files
As noted on the blog, AntiPolygraph.org has obtained and published a set of leaked Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) "confirmed countermeasure" case files:

Started Apr 19th, 2015 at 9:35am by George W. Maschke
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Melissa Boyle Mahle on CIA Polygraph Policy
Retired CIA officer Melissa Boyle Mahle addresses, among other things, the Agency's polygraph policy in her book, Denial and Deception: An Insider's View of the CIA from Iran-Contra to 9/11 (New York:...

Started Jul 24th, 2005 at 9:04am by George W. Maschke
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FBI Polygraph Failure Rate Reportedly Near 50%
In an article titled, "FBI seeks to rebuild its image," Chris Mondics of the Philadelphia Inquirer Washington bureau reports that Roger L. Trott, chief of the FBI's agent training unit, asserts that n...

Started May 23rd, 2002 at 6:05am by George W. Maschke
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Polygraph Opertors Dan Ribacoff and Daughter Lisa Ribacoff Face Serious Legal Jeopardy

Daniel D. Ribacoff and daughter Lisa J. Ribacoff

As reported on the blog, litigation has recently been filed against polygraph operator Daniel Ribacoff, his daughter Lisa Ribacoff, who currently serves as a director of the American Polygraph Association, his wife Ba...

Started Dec 24th, 2020 at 9:24am by George W. Maschke
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How Did CIA Officer and Serial Sexual Abuser Brian Jeffrey Raymond Get Away With His Crimes for So Long?

Brian Jeffrey Raymond

On Friday, 23 July 2021, Brian Jeffrey Raymond, who, as previously reported on the blog, was until last year all but certainly a career CIA intelligence officer, pleaded guilty to two c...

Started Jul 27th, 2021 at 5:00am by George W. Maschke
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NCIS Polygraph Challenge Coin
A Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Polygraph Services Division "challenge coin" has recently appeared for sale on eBay, and AntiPolygraph.org has obtained a specimen:
[img width=400 height=400]https://antipo...[/i] do lie—routinely—because, as explained in [url=https://ant

Started Nov 12th, 2021 at 7:24am by George W. Maschke
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Complaint Against Polygraph Operator James R. Kelly of Oklahoma
On 5 July 2021, I filed a complaint (attached) against polygraph operator James R. Kelly with the Oklahoma Polygraph Examiners' Board. This complaint is on the agenda for the board's next quarterly me...

Started Jul 15th, 2021 at 1:37pm by George W. Maschke
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Steve Wilkos Show Terminates Polygraph Operator Dan Ribacoff
As noted on the blog, the Steve Wilkos Show, a lowbrow television talk show that routinely uses polygraph "tests," has evidently terminated its relationship with polygraph operator Daniel D. Ribacoff ...

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Remembering Doug Williams
As noted on the blog, Doug Williams died last week. He was 75 years old.
I knew Doug since before the launching of AntiPolygraph.org in 2000. He had generously mailed me copies of news articles a...

Started Mar 24th, 2021 at 10:30am by George W. Maschke
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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...

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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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