Share Your Polygraph or CVSA Experience Share Your Polygraph or CVSA Experience
Let others know exactly what went on during your polygraph or CVSA interrogation. Feel free to include agency names, polygraph questions, etc.
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polygraph for law enforcement
I originally took a polygraph exam to get on a state police department.  I went in not knowing anything about polygraphs.  I told this clown everything!!  Then, afterwards he asks me "did any of these...

Started Apr 10th, 2001 at 4:49pm by homer
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By: George W. Maschke
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Re: My Polygraph Experience
   Was your polygraph interrogation recorded (audio or video)? If so mention that to the review board so they might possibly be able to review the entire interrogation. Also if it was I w...

Started Apr 23rd, 2001 at 3:59pm by Jane Doe III (Guest)
3 3964 Last Post Apr 24th, 2001 at 12:48am
By: G Scalabr
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I just took a poly test on 4/13/01 for a city police. I have read Doug Williams manual but I'm not sure if I passed it. I really dont know the procedures, but I thought they ussually tell you on the s...

Started Apr 17th, 2001 at 4:09pm by BUSE1
7 6960 Last Post Apr 25th, 2001 at 10:25pm
By: Fred F.
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My experience with the U.S.S.S polygraph
   I'll first start out with a very brief Bio. of myself just so you don't think I'm some Joe Sh@t the ragbag that applied to the Secret Service and was weeded out as an unfit applicant.
   I s...

Started Apr 26th, 2001 at 3:39am by Jane_Doe_III
3 9694 Last Post May 3rd, 2001 at 7:15am
By: Jane_Doe_III
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What do you guys make of this??
I just took my Poly today, and I had a few questions. The first thing that happened is that the lady that administered the test was about 20 minutes late. By the way, the test was for a local P.D. It'...

Started May 12th, 2001 at 3:34am by Goose1
11 7907 Last Post May 20th, 2001 at 4:28am
By: Fred F.
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Update on my situation and hope for others..
I was initially rejected due to my interrogation that came along with my polygraph. My examiner misconstrued several things. I appealed and challenged their rejection. I went in front of another board...

Started May 21st, 2001 at 3:10pm by MELVIN
10 7169 Last Post Jun 8th, 2001 at 2:51am
By: Fred F.
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TWO inconclusives!  Now what??
I've passed everything else and this is the only thing that has the potential to keep me back.  Will it?

Started Jun 8th, 2001 at 9:41pm by State Police Applicant (Guest)
6 5729 Last Post Jun 14th, 2001 at 10:12pm
By: Burger (Guest)
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Outcome of poly
Well, I spoke to my background investigator and he told me that I will have to retake the polygraph . Cry He told me that they feel that there could have been deception in a question. He didn't tell m...

Started May 8th, 2001 at 4:42am by BUSE1
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By: Burger (Guest)
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My Two Polygraph Exams
False Positive?!? (Date posted: 12/13/00 at 12:06:10)      Logged
***These two article were previously posted on this site.  This was put here by the author in the “share your experience” for tha...

Started Apr 25th, 2001 at 2:38pm by Nate
2 3797 Last Post Jun 29th, 2001 at 7:31pm
By: George W. Maschke
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Re: Las Vegas Polygraph Test
It's normal for a polygrapher to run three charts in the course of a polygraph interrogation. For more on the procedure, see Chapter 3 of The Lie Behind the Lie Detector. You'll see how being "t...

Started Jul 2nd, 2001 at 10:52pm by George W. Maschke
2 5875 Last Post Jul 3rd, 2001 at 9:21pm
By: False +
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Berlin case:  True positive or false positive?
Chuck and I were members of Military Intelligence stationed in Berlin in the fall of 1962 during the Cuban missile crisis.  At that time Berlin was the capital of the spy world.  Every intelligence se...

Started Jun 3rd, 2001 at 11:54pm by Gordon H. Barland
11 7678 Last Post Jul 6th, 2001 at 3:14pm
By: Anonymous (Guest)
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Taking one for the team
I first took a polygraph about 3 years ago, like many of you I always believed that as long as I was honest there would be no problem.  I took the test, told the truth to all the questions, shook the ...

Started Jul 4th, 2001 at 8:38am by dimas
1 2905 Last Post Jul 8th, 2001 at 9:09pm
By: Fred F.
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Taking One for the Team Part Two
     The time between the Polygraphs seemed endless, especially considering the realization that admitting to "knowing" how the tests work only resulted in my being accused of using countermeasures. ...

Started Jul 10th, 2001 at 4:28am by dimas
2 4760 Last Post Jul 11th, 2001 at 6:09pm
By: miami vice (Guest)
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I have taken a polygraph for a state police agency approx.4 years ago it was termed "inconclusive", they wanted me to repeat but I withdrew because of the cost involved in traveling to the state for t...

Started Jul 11th, 2001 at 6:51pm by Ken (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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Started Jun 6th, 2001 at 5:22pm by CONCERN_WIFE
5 5196 Last Post Jul 20th, 2001 at 11:28pm
By: John (Guest) (Guest)
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Copy Of My Report
I was recently allowed to review my files that contained my oral review board comments, background check comments, polygraph report that was written for the oral review board and etc... I was allowed ...

Started Apr 26th, 2001 at 7:23pm by MELVIN
1 2722 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2001 at 4:09am
By: thunder10
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Polygraph test
Angry AngryMy son took a polygraph test with the San Joaquing Sheriff Dept. in Calif.  He failed.  He is a 17 year Police officer, and served a year in Kosovo as a Police Officer for the UN> When he retu...

Started Jun 4th, 2001 at 8:57pm by retsor
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By: Burger (Guest)
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My Poly Test Experience(s) & questions
I have taken maybe four polygraph tests in my apps to different PDs.  I know for sure that I passed two because I was forwarded in the process or hired outright.  The thing I don't get is that in one ...

Started Aug 13th, 2001 at 5:04am by Patrick (Guest)
1 3111 Last Post Aug 13th, 2001 at 3:49pm
By: George W. Maschke
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Polygrapher Salaries at LA County Sheriff's Dept.
A point of information that everyone may find shocking
I was looking around at salary schedules at the LASD and discovered that a top-step polygraph examiner for the LASD gets paid almost 70,000 a year...

Started Aug 8th, 2001 at 11:54pm by Fred F.
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By: Santini
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Your Poly experience with control questions
To all who have taken a poly for a law enforcement agency in the hiring process, I was wondering if you used countermeasures and how did it work out?  Also, what control questions were you specificall...

Started Aug 21st, 2001 at 8:18pm by anonymous (Guest)
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By: anonymous (Guest)
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