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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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exstasy question
Hi there guys, I had a question about ecstasy, I want to apply for the Sheriffs department in California. I have tired ecstasy about 12 years ago. I haven't done anything else in my life but the ecsta...

Started Jan 25th, 2011 at 6:11pm by rxrunner (Guest)
2 1984 Last Post Apr 13th, 2012 at 9:02pm
By: Sergeant1107
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A tactic polygraphers use
They hooked the two cordes onto my stomach, prior to hooking the rest of the devices up. Thye also asked me questions while this was hooked up onto my stomach. What will be the point of this?

Started Feb 24th, 2012 at 5:15am by dashiz
1 2603 Last Post Feb 27th, 2012 at 11:55pm
By: stefano - Ex Member
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fear as a cm
My freind told me that during control questions he thought of spmehong he feared and this was his counter measure. Is this a legit cm.
Da shiz

Started Feb 21st, 2012 at 3:37pm by dashiz
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By: dashiz
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Hello, I am currently in the hiring process of a department.  I scored very high on my written test, passed the polygraph, and passed all the orals.  All I ahve left is my vision test (which I'm not w...

Started Feb 16th, 2012 at 4:19am by slowbro (Guest)
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One DQ and DQ'd for life?
So I have a question...
I applied with a police department about 3 years or more ago. I had a polygraph and I failed. Without giving out too many details or boring people to death, I failed becau...

Started Aug 5th, 2010 at 5:30am by InterestingName
2 2728 Last Post Dec 25th, 2011 at 2:25am
By: smudge
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Was a 'suspect' in a fraud case 5 years ago. Never questioned.
5 years ago, I committed fraud at my work. Yes it was very stupid of me. The police were called to investigate(I had quit by then).  I was considered a suspect (I had a look at my local PD files), how...

Started Dec 14th, 2011 at 7:26pm by jacksonmiles (Guest)
1 1896 Last Post Dec 21st, 2011 at 2:29pm
By: Sergeant1107
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Small Reaction
Yesterday unharmed my first ever polygraph for a Leo position with a local police agency. After the test was over the proctor said I had a small reaaction......"have you ever stolen from an employer?"...

Started Dec 15th, 2011 at 10:53pm by dashiz
1 1164 Last Post Dec 16th, 2011 at 5:45am
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How much information can departments share on applicants?
  I applied to a state agency a few years ago and I was curious how much of my file can be shared with other departments that I apply to. A deputy in the family told me that generally only...

Started Sep 15th, 2011 at 5:21am by The Salton Sea
0 1859 Last Post Sep 15th, 2011 at 5:21am
By: The Salton Sea
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All The Standards
I have seen too many people who are so needy for answers that I feel a need to chime in with some of my thoughts.  I have a very colorful drug history.  I have been through teenage angst and depressio...

Started Jun 29th, 2009 at 2:22am by ClayShaw
2 4009 Last Post Jun 22nd, 2011 at 5:12am
By: George W. Maschke
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Rochester Ny Police
Any here ever take the rochester ny police poly? Or even go through the process all together? I am starting the testing process now. I took the written test and agility. Anyone have some experiences t...

Started Feb 28th, 2011 at 4:49pm by rpd7104
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By: rpd7104
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     Just wondering if anyone had any info on the NYST polygraph test, specificaly the drug history portion of the exam.  Are they considerd to be quite strict or would they allow 4 times of ...

Started Feb 27th, 2004 at 4:03am by Matt12345 (Guest)
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Race issue disqualifier.
When I went to high school I was involved in one race issue on the school camps. No action was taken against me from the school or the family. I am wondering if this will disqualifily me from becoming...

Started Dec 9th, 2010 at 10:00pm by ShortBuss
1 1125 Last Post Dec 9th, 2010 at 10:58pm
By: RodneyKing (Guest)
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Failed Psych...How/or can you appeal the psych exam in california?
I am a former police officer, I left the business in 2005 and wanted to get back in and participate as a Reserve. I went through all the hiring steps and got a conditional offer based on pass...

Started Oct 17th, 2010 at 2:47am by eomotobro
1 7125 Last Post Oct 21st, 2010 at 4:58am
By: eomotobro
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Hello, I have sold small amounts of marijuana about 10 years ago, as well as smoked it many times.  I have never been in any trouble though.....with exception of 2 speeding tickets.  I know distribute...

Started Aug 28th, 2009 at 4:36pm by SSgtUSAF
2 2397 Last Post Oct 1st, 2010 at 3:26am
By: rawform
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Already POST Certified
I have a question for you hiring guys and people with knowledge of Hiring for LE. I graduate from the Academy and will be POST certified soon. Will the hiring process be any easier for me since I will...

Started Aug 19th, 2010 at 12:18pm by LEOLP
1 1377 Last Post Aug 23rd, 2010 at 12:08am
By: Sergeant1107
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FL LE Opportunities without polygraph
Hello all, I would like to know if anyone has an up-to-date list of FL LE's that do not require a polygraph examination as part of their pre-empolyment screening process. I checked the flagged post ab...

Started Jun 16th, 2009 at 6:33pm by LEHopeful86
1 2317 Last Post May 23rd, 2010 at 2:46pm
By: DippityShurff
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Question for CrisisDoc or other Psych Testers
My wife has been going through the process of becoming a peace officer.  She scored a 92 on her written and passed the physical.  This made her the top candidate.  After a thorough background check, s...

Started May 16th, 2010 at 12:58am by browla
1 1273 Last Post May 16th, 2010 at 3:05pm
By: Twoblock
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Is a national database LE agencies share for recruitment?
Here's the deal.  Was disqualified from further consideration by a Federal LE agency a few years ago because I admitted to a couple instances of past drug experimentation on the application. Even thou...

Started May 12th, 2010 at 4:47am by a.
1 1440 Last Post May 12th, 2010 at 10:53am
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