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This is how you pass
I took two 2mg Xanax, a few tramadols and took the polygraph. When I was asked a question like (have you ever used drugs), I asked myself the question over again, and formatted like this in my head (H...

Started Sep 10th, 2008 at 3:38am by this is how you pass
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By: Aunty Agony
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CBP Polygraph
I've taken seven polygraphs in my life. All of them for LEO positions. I have passed all polygraphs except the two I have taken with CBP (3 years apart). All of the examiners use the same software and...

Started Nov 27th, 2019 at 6:36pm by Michelle6788 (Guest)
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By: anotherguest (Guest)
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My CIA Polygraph Story
I waited a while to post this because I needed to let myself cool off.† It is amazing to sit back and reflect that I was at one point recruited by the CIA.† I was so close to having my dream career.† ...

Started Jun 24th, 2011 at 11:14pm by Yack (Guest)
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By: Doug Williams
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Suggest all USSS Applicants Consider Refusing a Polygraph Exam from Special Agent Ellen Ripperger
There are a number of consequences to failing a polygraph exam which will not be disclosed to an applicant. Any United States Secret Service (USSS) applicant should review the following true case and ...

Started Jan 16th, 2018 at 4:37am by USSSWARNING
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Test explanation???
What does it mean when an examiner says you need to clean up your charts???

Started Dec 17th, 2019 at 9:34pm by Needhelp123
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By: George W. Maschke
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I think I failed my poly
So I just took a poly for a LEO position. Everyone I told about my upcoming poly told me it was BS and I went online and read the usual tricks but felt like I didn't need any of them so I'm a calm per...

Started Nov 22nd, 2019 at 9:44pm by Ocelot (Guest)
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By: Rome
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I have my poly scheduled for [redacted].†
Thia ia my first poly and im under alot of stress from life, family and a loss of employment due to my disibility injury.
Im under so much stress t...

Started Dec 3rd, 2019 at 6:34am by Anonymous (Guest)
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By: Doug Williams
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Examiner Used Vague Questions & I Failed
I had my first polygraph test yesterday. I set it up for myself to prove to my husband that Iíve been faithful all these years. I walked in just knowing I had nothing to hide my husband knows everythi...

Started Nov 29th, 2019 at 1:45am by CrissyL (Guest)
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My PD Application and Failed Polygraph Story
Hello. I have lurked here at now for a couple of years. That's how long my fail has bothered me. I've decided to come forward with my story not only to add a voice to the number of c...

Started Oct 28th, 2019 at 9:45am by Anonymous Deputy
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By: George W. Maschke
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The following is my experience with the USSS polygraph exam. I will not use the name of the examiner or location of my testing site. I can honestly say that I didn't know of this site before my exam b...

Started Oct 26th, 2019 at 3:22am by USSS Poly experience (Guest)
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By: Aunty Agony
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Passed with flying colors thank to tlbtld
I read the relevant chapters. Watched some youtubes. Practiced countermeasures. But i think most important i didnt give ANY admissions even not the slightest one.  my impression is that examiners know...

Started Oct 6th, 2019 at 5:19pm by 60cent (Guest)
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Failed Poly
Iím a 45 year male with no law enforcement experience. I decided on a career change after 20 years in management at my current job. So I took the test for local PD in California. I passed the written ...

Started Sep 17th, 2019 at 5:00am by Justanotherguy (Guest)
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Another CBP polygraphy fail and unprofessional experience
I actually started my CBP journey back in 2013.  I took the written computer based test and scored a 98%, did the video based test and the structured interview and was told that I did very well and wo...

Started May 6th, 2016 at 11:53pm by Evan (Guest)
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Sons polygraph experience
My son had a polygraph yesterday for a law enforcement position. he was truthful throughout but it didn't go well. First he and the examiner had about an hour chat that was very casual and the examine...

Started Jul 25th, 2019 at 5:12pm by efos67
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Feel punished for honesty and that my life is ruined
I worked really really hard for many years to achieve my dream of becoming a cop. I busted my ass in college to get a bachelors degree in CJ. I lost a bunch of weight and got in really good shape. I g...

Started Jul 21st, 2019 at 2:38pm by PolySucks (Guest)
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Did I pass or Fail?
I took a polygraph for a government agency. The examiner left and came back after 10-15 mins then came back in accusing me of lying about drug usage and how recent it's been. I ended up stating I did ...

Started Aug 14th, 2019 at 12:03am by GentleGiant (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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How I passed my polygraph!
50 mg of Lopressor and 1 mg of Xanax to cool the nerves and allow ME to be in control of how I felt, not them.  I read "The Lie Behind the Lie Detector" so I knew what to expect.  When I went in there...

Started Dec 12th, 2013 at 6:26pm by SloopJohnB
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By: George W. Maschke
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Polygraph examiner won't show graph data results
how come my polygraph examiner won't allow me to review my results specifically the graph data?

Started Jul 16th, 2019 at 3:03am by jacob (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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US Postal Inspector Polygraph Exam
Boy do I wish I had found this website a week ago!
I took a polygraph exam for the US Postal Inspection Service a few days ago and did all the things
this website said not to do- such as let...

Started Jun 3rd, 2001 at 12:33am by infomaven
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By: George W. Maschke
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