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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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Started Jun 6th, 2013 at 10:40am by Ex-Examiner (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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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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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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By: falsepositive
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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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Cleve Backster, CIA Polygraphs, and Psychic Plants
[IMAGE]

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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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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You're Hurting Possibly Innocent People
Some use CM's because they are so wound up listening to malcontents that they don't feel they can pass simply by cooperating and being truthful.  Others have minor things they're worried about, that t...

Started Oct 2nd, 2005 at 5:11am by Eastwood
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By: Smokey - Ex Member
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You Anti-Poly People........
.......remind me a lot of the defense attorney who knows his client is guilty, yet defends him anyway.  How so, you say?  Don't you have the least degree of concern that you are teaching poly CM's to ...

Started Jan 5th, 2003 at 3:33pm by Eastwood
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By: gelb disliker
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Yet Another Dr. Phil Polygraph Episode (17Nov06)
Today's (Friday, 17 November 2006) Dr. Phil show will feature yet another lie detector test. It appears, based on a picture in the preview series of snapshots on the show's website, that the polygraph...

Started Nov 17th, 2006 at 6:52am by George W. Maschke
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Yet Another Apparent Failure of Polygraph Screening: Columbus, GA Police Officer Hired Three Months After Allegedly Aiding and Abetting Bank Robbery
A 22-year-old Columbus, Ohio Georgia police officer has been arrested on federal charges of making false statements to the FBI concerning her relationship with a bank robber. It appears that despite h...

Started Mar 4th, 2009 at 10:35am by George W. Maschke
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yeah, polygraph works .. my a..!!
Well, she did pass the polygraph exam..  she was already at the academy.   
FBI Polygrapher 0 - Lying FBI trainee 1
Former sailor charged in sham marriage
The Associated Press
Post...

Started Dec 9th, 2008 at 3:21am by Polygrapher (Guest)
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XENONMAN - ban him!!!
Who the fuck is user "xenonman"?! For years this guy has been posting stupid shit on this forum. He will logon and respond to a bunch of now irrelevant  threads that are several years old, as if anyon...

Started Feb 14th, 2017 at 8:42am by guest187 (Guest)
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WP: CIA, FBI Defend Test's Use in Probes  
This is a huge story from the Washington Post. It is actually the lead story for tomorrow.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/30/AR2006043001006....

Started May 1st, 2006 at 12:02pm by opp
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By: George W. Maschke
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Wow just a little nervous.
Hey signed up on these boards to ask a quick question. 
I am a criminal justice student and I am really wanting to be in the FBI after I get my degree but these polygraph tests I have seen on th...

Started Jul 31st, 2009 at 3:26am by Jason D
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Would-be Spy Elizabeth Jo Shirley: Yet Another Apparent Failure of Polygraph Screening

Elizabeth Jo Shirley

On Monday, 6 July 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Elizabeth Jo Shirley of Hedgesville,...[/u]: The deliberate failure to protect classified information. Removing or storing either hard copy, electronic, or memorized classified information with the intent of giving, passing, selling, keeping, or publishing that information for any reason.
This definition is also concerned with unauthorized removal of classifie

Started Jul 9th, 2020 at 9:24am by George W. Maschke
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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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worried about sexual past
I am considering applying to the CIA and am worried about past sexual activities that may serve to disqualify me if discovered during the polygraph. Bascially, while living abroad a for the last few y...

Started Dec 4th, 2004 at 12:12am by grotius
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By: dimas
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Worried about law enforcement
I am a pro-America, pro-police, anti ACLU kind of person.  However, after recently taking the polygraph test, I'm most concerned about law enforcement in America.  How can anyone of reasonable intelli...

Started Aug 20th, 2004 at 5:30pm by concerned
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Woodchipper Killer Richard Crafts Passed Polygraph
Richard Crafts, who in 1986 killed his wife Helle Crafts, dismembered her body with a chain saw, and passed it through a commercial woodchipper, reportedly passed a lie detector test. Danbury, Connect...

Started Nov 27th, 2006 at 6:53am by George W. Maschke
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