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.
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"What other agency's have you applied too?&q
Do all police and sheriffs departments ask  "What other agency's have you applied too?" during thier backround investigation? I was wondering if anyone know's any departments that do not ask this ques...

Started Nov 22nd, 2004 at 10:22pm by luke272
2 1752 Last Post Dec 16th, 2004 at 11:20am
By: Medic - Ex Member
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Do The Questions Matter?
I'm so glad that I found this website.  My question is: when you truthfully answer a question during the polygraph, does the person giving the test care what your answer is or is he just looking for w...

Started May 8th, 2008 at 2:28am by Dr_Shakalu
1 2114 Last Post May 8th, 2008 at 3:04am
By: T.M. Cullen
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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
5 11562 Last Post Oct 30th, 2013 at 4:11pm
By: Civet (Guest)
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"control" questions
I'm try to understand. Do you answer truthful when a "control" question is given or do you answer nontruthful. Correct me if im wrong, one must react greater to "control" questons than relevant questi...

Started Feb 4th, 2004 at 7:26am by method
3 2677 Last Post Jun 17th, 2005 at 8:13am
By: mike_C.
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** Important...Please Help!!  **
Does anyone know if the City of Davie, Ft. Lauderdale and Boca do their polygraphs with Deception Control?  My b/f is in the hiring process with several different cities in south Florida.  He has take...

Started Jul 12th, 2005 at 4:23pm by Meli
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By: Meli
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Mods, please delete this posts, all my questions have been answered.

Started Sep 21st, 2007 at 8:52pm by Chris2076
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By: Sergeant1107
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1 Question wrong = fail?
Hey all, I'm new to the site and I'm going to be taking a polygraph for a police agency (I'm afraid to mention which since I don't know if they can find out).  Anyways, I was wondering how the grading...

Started Apr 1st, 2009 at 3:14pm by Jack B
2 4227 Last Post Apr 14th, 2009 at 2:17pm
By: cruz77
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2 top law enforcement officials to review state po
Figured you guys find this of interest (same organization who has a 60% failure rate for pre-employment candidates)
2 top law enforcement officials to review state police lie detector tests

Started Aug 3rd, 2004 at 1:44pm by Blackbutter (Guest)
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? on polygraph and drug use
I am thinking about joining the LAPD. Unortunatly I have used drugs within my life time. I assume when I take the polygraph test I will be asked, "have you ever used drugs?" So my question is: If I sa...

Started Apr 29th, 2003 at 12:29am by AlleyViper (Guest)
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? on possible past drug
i have done a "whip it" in the past with a whiped cream can. Is that consided an illegal drug. and what about those air dusters in a can. are those considered an illegal drug

Started Aug 4th, 2002 at 6:46am by gonnabeaCop
5 3378 Last Post Aug 8th, 2002 at 11:31pm
By: Crushed
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a bit more than I expected...
I am preparing to apply for a PD and I saw, that the Poly is a big issue. I worked in a Police Force in Europe for 7 years and they do not use a Poly there.
In my previous Police Jo...

Started Mar 4th, 2005 at 10:32pm by Shrek
1 1598 Last Post Mar 5th, 2005 at 4:48am
By: polyscam - Ex Member
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A Different Question
Already working for a PD for a couple of years trying to go to a another department.  One question
1. I will have to take a poly for the first time, does anyone think that me being a police offic...

Started Sep 29th, 2004 at 6:46am by nytonh
5 2841 Last Post Oct 2nd, 2004 at 8:07pm
By: nunyun
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A little help please
   I was just wondering if a disorderly conduct would really hurt my chances of becoming a P.O., in NY its a violation but I still dont know how departments would look at it. I was 18 at th...

Started May 4th, 2004 at 4:02pm by Guest (Guest)
1 1323 Last Post May 5th, 2004 at 8:08am
By: G Scalabr
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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 3252 Last Post Feb 27th, 2012 at 11:55pm
By: stefano - Ex Member
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Admissions affect on local agency
Tried to look this up on the forum but last time it was asked was 2006-2009. Failed my CBP poly however will the stuff i discussed with my poly able to be seen by NYPD or just what  I tell them? I don...

Started Feb 5th, 2021 at 9:28pm by CBPPOLYFAIL
6 293 Last Post Feb 23rd, 2021 at 8:07pm
By: George W. Maschke
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Advice on Admissions
If I made an admission on a pre-polygraph exam, can this be shared with other local departments or around the country?  Aren't there any laws that govern sharing this information?
I may have made...

Started Jun 13th, 2007 at 1:43am by ashamedrecruit
11 6762 Last Post Oct 5th, 2007 at 4:39pm
By: dakath
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