Polygraph Policy Polygraph Policy
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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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...

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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:...

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Cleve Backster, CIA Polygraphs, and Psychic Plants
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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...

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Polygraph Place Bulletin Board Private Forum
                       Polygraph Place Bulletin Board Private Forum Archive
Ralph Hilliard, who runs the website PolygraphPlace.com, was compelled to take the site's bulletin board offline owing ...

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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:
https://antipolygraph.org/blog/2015/...

Started Apr 19th, 2015 at 9:35am 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...

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Polygraph-related listserv
The Credibility Assessment and Witness Psychology (CAAWP) listserv, sponsored by Professor Charles Honts of Boise State University, provides another forum for discussion of polygraph matters.
To ...

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President Clinton on DOE Polygraph Policy

President Clinton, in signing H.R. 4205, the National Defense
Authorization Act for fiscal year 2001, took issue with the
act's expansion of the Department of Energy's polygraph <...

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Polygraph "Testing" and the 1995 Chinese "Walk-in"

[pre]In chapter 2 of The Lie Behind the Lie Detector
([url]http://antipolygraph.org/pubs.shtml[/url]), Gino Scalabrini and I
wrote:
   In 1995, a "walk-in" approached t...[/pre]

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A Criticism of Honts' Testimony on Countermeasures
Professor Charles R. Honts of Boise State University has frequently been called upon to testify in court on polygraph matters. He has more than once testified that his research indicates that mere kno...

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Polygraph "Testing" of Informed Subjects

[pre]American Polygraph Association (APA) president Skip Webb
ultimately joined Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson in
declining to explain how polygraphers are to handle sub...[/pre]
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Welcome to the Message Board
Welcome to the AntiPolygraph.org message board.

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Passing with flying colors, then failing
Well, I guess it`s the same ole tipical story. I`m so frustrated and ticked off. Last Monday I took a privite polygraph and passed with flying colors. Yesterday, I had to go to another county and take...

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ATF use of poly?  type?  recourse? opinions?
Does anyone know what type of poly the ATF will use in their upcoming mass hiring of agents??  This is the first time they have used the poly as a screening tool.
Any recourse if one fails?  Does...

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NSA Polygraph Screening Format
NSA Polygraph Screening Format
The 1983 report of the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), Scientific Validity of Polygraph Testing: A Research Review and Evalation, indicates at p. 24 ...

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Record Sharing
I failed a poly test applying for a state law enforcement position.  I was told by this organization that my records would not be shared.
I am now applying for a military commission in the Army. ...

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DOE Polygraph Consent Form
The U.S. Department of Energy polygraph examination consent form (http://antipolygraph.org/documents/doe-polygraph-consent.pdf) requires those who sign to positively affirm some troubling things. For ...

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Polygraphy and the Hanssen Case
The recent arrest of veteran FBI counterintelligence agent Robert Philip Hanssen on charges of committing espionage for the Soviet Union and Russia may mark yet another failure of polygraph security s...

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Angry at polygraph experience
Hello All,
I want to start by saying that I have a lot of respect for the members of this forum. Countless people have had their careers ruined by the polygraph. While my experience is not that e...

Started Jan 1st, 1970 at 12:01am by False + (Guest) (Guest)
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