Federal Law Enforcement Applications,  Hiring,  and Employment Federal Law Enforcement Applications, Hiring, and Employment
Post non-polygraph related questions about FBI, Secret Service, DEA, US Customs, US Marshals Service, US Postal Inspection Service, INS, and other federal law-enforcement agencies here. For example, general questions about internships and student programs, the hiring process, testing procedures, and employment opportunities.
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FBI failure, already had a clearance, another coming up
So I have had a TS/SCI for about 7 years and recently got out of the Army. I secured a job (so I thought) with the FBI being an Operations Supervisor. I failed the poly for as the examiner called it "...

Started May 6th, 2012 at 2:03am by Lunch (Guest)
6 11628 Last Post Jul 14th, 2015 at 6:31pm
By: xenonman
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ATF Panel Interview
Looking for some guidance as what to expect in my formal interview I have scheduled....

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 8:54am by professor plum (Guest)
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By: professor plum (Guest)
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FBI Security Clearance Denial Appeal Process?
I am currently going through the appeals process for a security clearance denial with the FBI. I have now been waiting nearly THREE years just to get my hearing in front of the Department of Justice's...

Started Mar 3rd, 2014 at 6:12pm by Agency121
0 3372 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2014 at 6:12pm
By: Agency121
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Filing for an appeal from a Poly Fail a few years old. Should I bother?
I failed a SA Poly almost 4 years ago due to a ridiculous reason.  Even though it was so long ago, I haven't been able to fully move on.  Being an SA had been my dream for as long as I can remember, a...

Started Jan 25th, 2013 at 3:15am by MitchB1
1 5862 Last Post Oct 2nd, 2013 at 11:43pm
By: jth (Guest)
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US Marshal Service
When I was 15, a few of my friends and I committed an act of vandalism against a bus near my home. It was a stupid thing to do, and I have never done anything like it since. I was never arrested or co...

Started Feb 3rd, 2008 at 10:04pm by curious123
9 28873 Last Post Jan 8th, 2013 at 11:16pm
By: Sinaeb
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FBI Polygraph Appeal
I know making an appeal for a polygraph retest is discussed often on this forum, but not much regarding the content of those appeals.
I was curious if anyone who has written a successful appeal ...

Started Jul 22nd, 2012 at 3:15pm by duece130
0 2618 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2012 at 3:15pm
By: duece130
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Help needed IS information
Hello, looking for some information/help. I had my interview for an FBI IS position 3 weeks ago, this coming Tuesday will be week 4 and I still have not heard back from them. What would you guys recom...

Started Jul 16th, 2012 at 3:23am by Aissagholi
0 1699 Last Post Jul 16th, 2012 at 3:23am
By: Aissagholi
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FBi Investigative Specialist
Hey guys, I have an interview set up for an IS position, was told it was a three panel interview, can anyone tell me what to expect, what type of questions they generally ask, any information will be ...

Started Jun 18th, 2012 at 1:27am by Aissagholi
3 3736 Last Post Jun 19th, 2012 at 1:24am
By: jmo
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FBI: Work Experience
Hi there,
The FBI website says that applicants must have a four-year degree and three years of professional work experience. This means: seven years of preparation.
Nevertheless applicants m...

Started May 6th, 2012 at 7:40pm by Guest (Guest)
1 6180 Last Post May 8th, 2012 at 10:49pm
By: booted from the bureau (Guest)
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FBI: Request to re-take polygraph
Hi Everyone,
I was offered a position by the FBI (Finance Support Role). I took the first polygraph, and it went well. The examiner told me I passed. However, a couple of weeks later I was notifi...

Started Mar 26th, 2010 at 10:11pm by K Oberoi
8 17274 Last Post Mar 12th, 2012 at 6:31pm
By: stefano - Ex Member
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Of Interest to CBP Applicants and Employees

Former CBP Officer Julia Davis

A recent interview with former Customs and Border Protection officer Julia Davis, who worked at the San Ysidro crossing, about the retaliation she experienced after reporting u...

Started Jul 13th, 2011 at 5:26am by George W. Maschke
0 4713 Last Post Jul 13th, 2011 at 5:26am
By: George W. Maschke
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If you simply went to their website I believe that all of the necessary information is on it.

Started Jan 26th, 2006 at 4:06am by dimas
3 9957 Last Post Jun 29th, 2011 at 12:03pm
By: max46 (Guest)
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Questionable Statistics about Border Patrol Background Checks and Polygraph Usage
Dear Readers,
Please peruse the associated link to Govexec.com where the true use of polygraph is presented as an effective way to save money on background checks. Please note, this applies to on...

Started Apr 12th, 2011 at 2:37am by Fair Chance
2 16823 Last Post Apr 12th, 2011 at 7:07pm
By: Fair Chance
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Public Trust SF 86
I left the government four years ago under some unusual circumstances.  This is what happened.  I was in Federal Law Enforcement for 13 years and at no time had I ever received any type of discipline....

Started Jan 22nd, 2011 at 8:59am by pacemaker
1 3945 Last Post Jan 31st, 2011 at 10:08pm
By: forumjedi
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Anti-depression medication
I read a post by Negotiate_This that raised a question in my mind.  For federal law enforcement, what kind of a hurdle will prior, LEGAL, use of anti-depression medication present?  Or for any law enf...

Started Dec 11th, 2002 at 8:42pm by Guest (Guest)
5 13800 Last Post Jan 20th, 2011 at 10:25pm
By: drkuelker
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Day in the life of an Agent
I would like to know as much information as I can get regarding a day in the life of an FBI agent.  I recognize there is no "typical" description, but, maybe average hours worked?  How many weekends w...

Started Jul 25th, 2002 at 7:54pm by Mustang6
11 14205 Last Post Jan 5th, 2011 at 1:31am
By: engret (Guest)
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FBI/USSS Poly questions
Hi all, I recently was given "inconclusive" on one question on my first (FBI) poly, then on a totally different one on the second poly I was given.  I was wondering if this was different than the "dec...

Started Nov 10th, 2010 at 3:10pm by Spooner
1 2918 Last Post Nov 10th, 2010 at 3:31pm
By: Spooner
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Need Help with my girl, she is going into Marshalls
My fiance and I have been together for 13yrs and she now is in the hiring process of getting into the US Marshals. I have been helping her thru many agencies and this is the farthest she h...

Started Oct 13th, 2010 at 9:09pm by flash
8 9069 Last Post Oct 16th, 2010 at 7:00am
By: rawform
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Pre-employment polygraph...
I was wondering which federal agencies do NOT have the polygraph? 
Thus far just the U.S. Marshals from what I have learned are there other ones?

Started Jul 26th, 2010 at 6:26pm by Logan13
0 2328 Last Post Jul 26th, 2010 at 6:26pm
By: Logan13
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FBI alternate research position
Can anyone clue me in- I'm an alternate candidate for a research position with the FBI based out of Winchester VA, any chance Ill get in?

Started Feb 12th, 2010 at 8:59pm by Buffalo2
3 4370 Last Post Jul 1st, 2010 at 5:49pm
By: mysteryman
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