Police,  Sheriffs',  and Corrections Departments Applications,  Hiring,  and Employment Police, Sheriffs', and Corrections Departments Applications, Hiring, and Employment
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.
(Moderator: Administrator)
Topics: 429
Posts: 2729
Pages Pages: 1 [2] 3 4 ... 22
Start new topicCreate Poll  
Subject / Started By Replies Views Last Post Sort (Z-A)
Normal Topic
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)
6 6218 Last Post Aug 4th, 2015 at 8:33pm
By: Ex Member
Normal Topic
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 1888 Last Post May 2nd, 2015 at 6:46am
By: Me1 (Guest)
Normal Topic
How far back do they go?
I have a concern about the whole underage sex thing because both were 17 at the time of the event, but separate, but I never asked the age or made sure, all spur of the moment events. The 2 woman, now...

Started Mar 6th, 2015 at 9:18pm by forgetthebollocks
0 1352 Last Post Mar 6th, 2015 at 9:18pm
By: forgetthebollocks
Normal Topic
How to read MMPI-2 welsh code profile?
I read a psychologist report which says mmpi-2 welsh code profile and validity scales are like this....
can someone explain what does this mean?
what is the meaning of symbols n...

Started Nov 25th, 2014 at 6:15pm by curiousv
0 2096 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 6:15pm
By: curiousv
Normal Topic
Police Applicant Background Investigation
is it possible for law enforcement background investigators to read logs of your text messages even if they have been deleted? Say a person allegedly bought drugs and set up meets via texts but that h...

Started Oct 14th, 2014 at 4:39pm by Guest (Guest)
2 12756 Last Post Oct 15th, 2014 at 12:40pm
By: GOAT (Guest)
Normal Topic
Automatically DQ?
So I plan on beginning the whole process of becoming a police officer at a later date and  was wondering if I would be either DQ'ed or have a very hard time of being accepted due to the fact that at o...

Started Sep 23rd, 2014 at 5:03pm by guest (Guest)
3 2595 Last Post Oct 8th, 2014 at 8:40pm
By: RetCopInGA
Normal Topic
Should I Let Them Know?
I will try to make this as brief as possible and hopefully, people can understand somewhat where I am coming from. I have two things im concerned about with the hiring process through PD.
I dont ...

Started Apr 30th, 2008 at 10:27pm by Texan126
8 6770 Last Post Oct 8th, 2014 at 8:36pm
By: RetCopInGA
Normal Topic
Polygraph Story
I wanted to share my thoughts on the Polygraph and could not think of a better place to do so. I will start by saying that I am currently twenty years old and am applying to the FHP with the required ...

Started Mar 4th, 2014 at 2:02am by awilliams290290 (Guest)
0 3432 Last Post Mar 4th, 2014 at 2:02am
By: awilliams290290 (Guest)
Normal Topic
LAPD Discussion Forum
LAPD background investigator Ken Roybal, himself a retired LAPD officer, has started a new website, PoliceBackground.net, devoted to the LAPD hiring process. The site sponsors a forum that is hosted h...

Started Jan 17th, 2007 at 1:22pm by George W. Maschke
4 10281 Last Post Jan 24th, 2014 at 11:16pm
By: Martinanders (Guest)
Normal Topic
Georgia State Representative Brockway
Representative Brockway, is looking into changing the way Polygraphs and VSA are used to hire in the police departments in GA. If you live in GA or just want to see this through. Fill his in box buzz....

Started Dec 11th, 2013 at 5:33am by Donny_N_GA
0 1065 Last Post Dec 11th, 2013 at 5:33am
By: Donny_N_GA
Normal Topic
Police Administrative Aide Interview
Can anyone tell me what I can expect at my interview for Police Administrative Aide at One Police Plaza. I am wondering if I am on my way to being employed.
I have passed the Exam
I have pas...

Started Jul 18th, 2009 at 4:26pm by uptooearly
5 10071 Last Post Oct 30th, 2013 at 4:11pm
By: Civet (Guest)
Normal Topic
Issues with BI for an older applicant?
I'm applying for a few different police agencies right now.  It is still early in the process for me but I am already worried about the background check.
I'm in my mid 30s now and primary concern...

Started Dec 2nd, 2012 at 2:26am by oldapplicant (Guest)
7 8941 Last Post Jan 10th, 2013 at 2:53pm
By: Sergeant1107
Normal Topic
Previously been to a mental health facility in California -- my odds?
I plan on applying for a LE job in the future once I'm old enough to apply. I really want to do this, and I feel I'd be successful in it. I'm just curious as to what your opinions of my adds are?<br /...

Started Dec 23rd, 2012 at 12:05am by thetraveler
0 2029 Last Post Dec 23rd, 2012 at 12:05am
By: thetraveler
Normal Topic
phycological exam
well i just took my phyc test yesterday for corrections officer and i have no idea how i did. it was 900 questions and some word problems. my questons to you all is i didn't finish all the word proble...

Started Nov 3rd, 2012 at 6:20am by hopefullcorr
0 1818 Last Post Nov 3rd, 2012 at 6:20am
By: hopefullcorr
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
Marine Forced To Lie.....
Hello everyone, after reading through most of this website I thought I should post about my situation.  To start off I always wanted to become a cop since I was a kid. Unfortunately I got a little sid...

Started Oct 8th, 2006 at 7:50am by MarineToCop
« Pages 1 2 »
28 21706 Last Post Oct 2nd, 2012 at 9:08pm
By: Help44 (Guest)
Normal Topic
Going for BI, have one question regarding "underage" images
I have an otherwise clean record, and have never committed any "undetected crimes".
The only thing that scares me is this:
When I was 14, I may or may not have been on limewire and viewed so...

Started Jul 23rd, 2012 at 5:38am by rickyjoe
4 5259 Last Post Aug 30th, 2012 at 8:26pm
By: Sergeant1107
Normal Topic
Oral Interview/Polygraph on same day tips\
I have an oral interview/polygraph on the same day. Any tips as to general rules/guidelines to follow? I know the usual dont make any admissions to relevant questions, dont change your story, etc etc....

Started Aug 29th, 2012 at 1:34am by Fireinthenole (Guest)
0 1350 Last Post Aug 29th, 2012 at 1:34am
By: Fireinthenole (Guest)
Normal Topic
Question regarding history for upcoming polygraph
I'm currently in the process of applying at my local sheriff's office.  I'm tremendously excited because I've been waiting to apply for a long time now, but I'm also a bit concerned because of some pa...

Started Jul 20th, 2012 at 10:43pm by GeorgiaRedClay
6 7912 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2012 at 1:43am
By: Bill_Brown
Normal Topic
Hello. One question regarding the background. Is it really possible for the BI to find out about every single job an applicant ever had? Thanks.

Started Jun 7th, 2012 at 1:52pm by jmo
4 2064 Last Post Jun 9th, 2012 at 2:55pm
By: jmo
Moved Topic
Moved: 'State versus federal poly investigations'
This Topic has been moved to Polygraph Policy by Administrator
Pages Pages: 1 [2] 3 4 ... 22
Start new topicCreate Poll  
Normal Topic Normal Topic
Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
Locked Topic Locked Topic
Locked Topic Sticky Locked Topic
Moved Topic Moved Topic
Global Announcement Global Announcement
Locked Global Announcement Locked Global Announcement
Hot Topic (More than 15 Replies) Hot Topic (More than 15 Replies)
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
You can view Topics in this Board.
You can post replies to Topics in this Board.
You can start new Topics in this Board.
You can post Attachments in this Board.
You can start Polls in this Board.

Police, Sheriffs', and Corrections Departments Applications, Hiring, and Employment

Please type the characters that appear in the image. The characters must be typed in the same order, and they are case-sensitive.
Open Preview Preview

You can resize the textbox by dragging the right or bottom border.
Insert Hyperlink Insert FTP Link Insert Image Insert E-mail Insert Media Insert Table Insert Table Row Insert Table Column Insert Horizontal Rule Insert Teletype Insert Code Insert Quote Edited Superscript Subscript Insert List /me - my name Insert Marquee Insert Timestamp No Parse
Bold Italicized Underline Insert Strikethrough Highlight
Insert Preformatted Text Left Align Centered Right Align

Max 200000 characters. Remaining characters:
Text size: pt
More Smilies
View All Smilies
Collapse additional features Collapse/Expand additional features Smiley Wink Cheesy Grin Angry Sad Shocked Cool Huh Roll Eyes Tongue Embarrassed Lips Sealed Undecided Kiss Cry
Attachments More Attachments Allowed file types: txt doc docx psd pdf bmp jpe jpg jpeg gif png swf zip rar tar gz 7z odt ods mp3 mp4 wav avi mov 3gp html maff pgp gpg
Maximum Attachment size: 500000 KB
Attachment 1:
  ‹ Board Index   Top