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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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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 7310 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
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By: Bill_Brown
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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)
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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)
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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
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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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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 4051 Last Post Dec 25th, 2011 at 2:25am
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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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     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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