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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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Background Help!!!
Lets say that one was arrested for a minor misdemeanor and when court came, the charge was dismissed.  Should one reveal this incident on a poly or background??  An attorney says not to because once d...

Started Jul 21st, 2002 at 9:18pm by 22 (Guest)
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Does anyone haave any info on Florida's Polys for Police and Sheriff's Dept.?  Please let me know what types of quest are asked and anything else you may have about them.

Started May 18th, 2002 at 3:44pm by 22 (Guest)
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Am I screwed
I'm thinking about applying at several of my local police departments. I work for another non-armed law enforcement type agency currently. My concern is that when I was 17 I was slipped what I believe...

Started Jun 3rd, 2005 at 11:17pm by 2nervous
5 3181 Last Post Jun 21st, 2005 at 12:42pm
By: hwsternfan
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Kinda long, but needing some insight
Let me first start off by saying that I am so glad I have found this forum and have truly enjoyed reading some of the posts that are informative (others have just been humorous). Anyway, I d...

Started Mar 29th, 2002 at 5:11am by 2TrpRnot2Trp
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Taking a Poly for the first time(is this for real?
Well I have never been so un-nerved about taking a test before. Why am I so nervous this time. Well because I have to take a poly. Knowing what I know about the test and having worked in the law enfor...

Started Mar 6th, 2006 at 7:13pm by 601dude
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By: George W. Maschke
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polygraph question
In the middle of my test my examiner just stopped and said the test is over, removed the equipment and said you can leave now.  wtf!  He accused me of breathing so slow that i should be clinically dea...

Started Oct 6th, 2004 at 6:05pm by 777
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By: George W. Maschke
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FBI Background Check Question (previous employment)
I have to have a FBI background check done for my employers new Radioactive Material License. I was wondering if the background check will indicate that I was fired from one of my previous jobs. I was...

Started Jan 17th, 2009 at 3:51pm by 80otono80 (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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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.
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Background DQ
Hi I need help! I have been applying for jobs at agencies around my county for dispatching.  I have passed 2 polygraphs and failed a psych for one agency.  On two occasions I have been sent letters sa...

Started Mar 22nd, 2003 at 7:26am by aariyona
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hiring a prostitute
i applied for l a county sheriff deputy trainee and after turning in all by transcripts, credit report, etc... i filled out a pre polygraph questionaire and i (stupidly) admitted to paying money for s...

Started Mar 4th, 2005 at 12:19am by abcabc
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Did I get it?
On Friday I did my poly for a PD.  It was at 1 in the afternoon and i had not had anything to eat pretty much all day which made me feel even more nervous.  After the first test, which i failed horrib...

Started Jun 1st, 2005 at 1:50am by acw750
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By: hwsternfan
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Would this DQ me?
I am a 23 year old with a pretty flawless past except for minor use of marijuana 3 years ago and occasional drinking on weekends. The main thing that bothers me though happened to me when i was 20. I ...

Started May 25th, 2004 at 12:24am by airman5204 (Guest)
4 2990 Last Post May 28th, 2004 at 6:30am
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Nevada Highway Patrol
I know the Nevada Highway Patrol is hiring Troopers now. 
They claim to use the polygraph or CVSA.  Most of the openings are in the Las Vegas area so if you apply ...

Started Dec 17th, 2003 at 11:02pm by aka Kevin Smith (Guest)
3 3668 Last Post Dec 31st, 2003 at 5:43am
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nervous about polygraph
I have never done ANY illegal drugs in my life or driven drunk, lied on a job application but i am still nervous about taking the polygraph for the entrence exam. what would be the best advice about t...

Started Aug 4th, 2006 at 7:54pm by alandeis1985
1 2231 Last Post Aug 4th, 2006 at 11:21pm
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Security Clearance
I'm interviewing for a job with Security clearance needed.  I've smoked weed two years ago, and havent done it since.  Does this disquaify me from getting the job?
Thanks for the response.

Started Jun 28th, 2005 at 9:17pm by Alike1
1 1559 Last Post Jul 2nd, 2005 at 6:34pm
By: dimas
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drug related queston ?
Do any of you know the drug policy for the NC State Highway Patrol. Like what will and what wont DQ someone,and mabe even what related questions they will ask.

Started Mar 31st, 2004 at 3:03pm by allen west (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)
3 1865 Last Post May 3rd, 2003 at 10:39pm
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