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Discuss non-polygraph related aspects of local, county, and state law enforcement hiring processes here. Discuss testing procedures, interview questions, disqualification criteria, background investigations, life on the beat, etc.
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Blinded by Visions of Grandeur
Our inside man at "Washington Whispers", a mainstay of offbeat information for all Swamp dwellers, tells us a bizarre tale of false prophets from out West heading to the Swamp with hat in hand, making...

Started Jan 27th, 2018 at 5:38pm by freepress68
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MMPI 2 First 75 Questions out of 567 Psych Exam
I have done quite a bit of research on the MMPI 2 used by psychological testing.  Here's the first 75 out of 567 questions.  I could give out rest of them & how some of them are interpeted by psycholo...

Started Feb 22nd, 2005 at 12:29am by ThugCop
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By: Crooner
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Failed Psych. Test
I took a psych. test for a local law enforcement agency and the results weren't good, I'm guessing.  I received a letter from the department saying they had "many"(even though through the whole proces...

Started Dec 26th, 2006 at 10:37pm by People_Rep.
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Does NYPD conduct polygraph as part of the application process? I didnt find anything on their website. Also if they do, are they going to stop doing it any time soon? Is there any other city that doe...

Started Aug 9th, 2005 at 9:48am by cavhan7
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By: Ex Member
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Good article about how you may be seen or judged, per mmpi-2
MMPI - 2 Scales
The MMPI-2 contains seven validity scales and ten clinical scales.
Following are descriptions of the validity scales as well as the clinical scales for the MMPI-2.
Can ...

Started Oct 21st, 2008 at 9:56pm by lawlizard
2 9987 Last Post May 29th, 2017 at 8:29am
By: xenonman
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Police Departments That Dont Polygraph
What police departments dont polygraph? Does anyone have a list?

Started May 25th, 2017 at 1:52am by Alstair Alstairingzsdjd (Guest)
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Concerns for NYPD candidates, RE: Investigation
I've been browsing the forums and noticed alot of indirect questions regarding the NYPD hiring process, specifically concerns about infractions found in the backround investigation.
I thought to ...

Started Jun 9th, 2006 at 9:25pm by NYPDV
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Will prior drug use disqualify you from from being a cop in California
SWIM has wanted to be a police officer their entire life. however, like many kids SWIM went through a rebelious phase as a teen. MJ a few times ( never really liked the stuff) used to buy adderall fro...

Started Apr 7th, 2017 at 7:26am by unlucky
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What exactly can police see during their background check for applicants?
I know they talk to friends, family, and any associates. I'm talking about what they can actually see from running background checks on their computer.
Like is there a way for them to see if you ...

Started Mar 9th, 2017 at 2:04am by Psycho Physiologist
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By: xenonman
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Does anyone know the standard time to get poly results from a P.D.?  I took the test 10 days ago and still nothing.  Believe it or not, the guy that did my test was VERY cool.  I stll kept my guard u...

Started May 30th, 2002 at 10:15pm by APE_HANGERS
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Florida Highway Patrol
Has anybody been through the FHP application process and have any insight for me.  Thank you in advance.

Started Jun 16th, 2004 at 1:17pm by Jimbob (Guest)
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DRIVING record
I want apply to Phoenix Police department and I want to know how the background investigation works for your driving record.
I'm asking because I pulled a ten year MVD (motor vehicle div...

Started Oct 25th, 2016 at 10:01pm by Sharpie (Guest)
1 746 Last Post Dec 11th, 2016 at 4:22pm
By: Rome
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LASD in hot water over hiring pratices
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is facing scrutiny over hiring deputies from the County office of Public Safety.  The big picture is that were "caught" cheating on the polygraph AND WERE STILL HIR...

Started Dec 6th, 2013 at 2:44am by Fred F.
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By: xenonman
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Passport Record/History
I'll post this again since it was lost in the outage last time.
I'm curious--what kind of access, if any, do state or local law enforcement agencies/background investigators have to an applicant'...

Started Jul 3rd, 2016 at 3:57pm by Rome
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What type of questions are these? Relevant or Control? Regarding Theft
So I passed all the other questions but failed this part.
1. Have you stolen anything over the age of 18?
2. Have you stolen from any of your employers?
3. Have you stolen anything over...

Started Apr 28th, 2015 at 4:27pm by asdf= (Guest)
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I am processing for metro right now Smiley
Any opinions?

Started Feb 28th, 2016 at 5:43pm by wow
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Will my psychiatric commitment show on a background check for a law enforcement career?
When I was about 18 I had a psychiatric commitment ordered on me because my mom and our family friend who happens to be a therapist saw a post on my myspace and thought I was suicidal - I was not, it ...

Started Jan 23rd, 2015 at 3:24am by hopefultrooper (Guest)
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DQ'd for my traffic violations?
In 3 separate years I have accumulated the following tickets
-2013: License Plate Covers
-2014: Speeding, 83 in a 55
-2015: Tints and Unlicensed Operator (Unlicensed Operator was dismis...

Started Sep 2nd, 2015 at 6:47pm by RonOdd (Guest)
2 1234 Last Post Oct 7th, 2015 at 6:26pm
By: xenonman
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SoCal Police Departments
I was recently rejected from the LA County Sheriff's
application process based solely on a polygraph exam
that falsely indicated I was "having trouble" with one
of the questions.

Started Jan 3rd, 2002 at 6:40pm by Mark (Guest)
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LVMPD Law Enforcement Support Technician BI process
Just curious if anyone knows if LVMPD or any similar agencies actually polygraph for the LEST position. I have heard mixed things and am just trying to clarify. Current LEST's have said they did not b...

Started Mar 9th, 2015 at 7:48pm by LestApplicant
1 1639 Last Post May 2nd, 2015 at 6:46am
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