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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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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
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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
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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....
L'+F-K
can someone explain what does this mean?
what is the meaning of symbols n...

Started Nov 25th, 2014 at 6:15pm by curiousv
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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 12340 Last Post Oct 15th, 2014 at 12:40pm
By: GOAT (Guest)
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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 2530 Last Post Oct 8th, 2014 at 8:40pm
By: RetCopInGA
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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
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By: RetCopInGA
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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)
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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 10179 Last Post Jan 24th, 2014 at 11:16pm
By: Martinanders (Guest)
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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
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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
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By: Civet (Guest)
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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 5146 Last Post Aug 30th, 2012 at 8:26pm
By: Sergeant1107
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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)
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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 7712 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2012 at 1:43am
By: Bill_Brown
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Background
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
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California department of corrections nursing application.
Does anyone have any details as to the hiring procedure/background checks/polygraph on this process? Thanks much!

Started Apr 18th, 2012 at 3:15am by BlueBombshell (Guest)
0 1131 Last Post Apr 18th, 2012 at 3:15am
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