Normal Topic FBI Poly Problems (Read 1368 times)
Paste Member Name in Quick Reply Box DQDude
New User
*
Offline



Posts: 1
Joined: Mar 30th, 2004
FBI Poly Problems
Mar 31st, 2004 at 5:17am
Mark & QuoteQuote Print Post  
Angry This is a great site!!! I wish I would've found it sooner. 

I have two questions....

1) I took the FBI Poly, was told that I failed inspite of the fact I told the complete truth.  I read on this site that the polygrapher sometimes bluffs to get a confession despite the fact that the test would indicate no deception.....I didn't confess to anything during the post interview, should I expect a DQ letter in the mail or is there still a chance I could be hired? 

2) If I am DQ'd will this affect my current applications that are pending with other federal agencies?  Has this happened to anyone and if so what were the agencies?

Any help would be appreciated

  
Back to top
 
IP Logged
 
Paste Member Name in Quick Reply Box George W. Maschke
Global Moderator
*****
Offline


Make-believe science yields
make-believe security.

Posts: 6166
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Joined: Sep 29th, 2000
Re: FBI Poly Problems
Reply #1 - Mar 31st, 2004 at 9:16am
Mark & QuoteQuote Print Post  
DQDude,

The fact that, in the context of a pre-employment polygraph, you were explicitly told that you "failed," and not that you were simply "having trouble" with one or more questions, suggests that your polygrapher was not bluffing. I expect that you will be receiving the DQ letter.

At this point, I think it would be wise to start drafting a letter of appeal disputing the polygraph results and requesting a "re-test." The FBI has become more liberal in granting re-tests, but the results seem to almost always be the same. Indeed, the Bureau's polygraphers cannot afford to be seen reversing very many polygraph decisions: to do so would confirm the unreliability of polygraph screening.

Failing the FBI polygraph can only have an adverse effect on your applications with other federal agencies, especially those that also require pre-employment polygraph screening.
  

George W. Maschke
I am generally available in the chat room from 3 AM to 3 PM Eastern time.
Tel/SMS: 1-202-810-2105 (Please use Signal Private Messenger or WhatsApp to text or call.)
E-mail/iMessage/FaceTime: antipolygraph.org@protonmail.com
Wire: @ap_org
Threema: A4PYDD5S
Personal Statement: "Too Hot of a Potato"
Back to top
IP Logged
 
FBI Poly Problems

Please type the characters that appear in the image. The characters must be typed in the same order, and they are case-sensitive.
Open Preview Preview

You can resize the textbox by dragging the right or bottom border.
Insert Hyperlink Insert FTP Link Insert Image Insert E-mail Insert Media Insert Table Insert Table Row Insert Table Column Insert Horizontal Rule Insert Teletype Insert Code Insert Quote Edited Superscript Subscript Insert List /me - my name Insert Marquee Insert Timestamp No Parse
Bold Italicized Underline Insert Strikethrough Highlight
                       
Insert Preformatted Text Left Align Centered Right Align
resize_wb
resize_hb







Max 200000 characters. Remaining characters:
Text size: pt
More Smilies
View All Smilies
Collapse additional features Collapse/Expand additional features Smiley Wink Cheesy Grin Angry Sad Shocked Cool Huh Roll Eyes Tongue Embarrassed Lips Sealed Undecided Kiss Cry
Attachments More Attachments Allowed file types: txt doc docx ics psd pdf bmp jpe jpg jpeg gif png swf zip rar tar gz 7z odt ods mp3 mp4 wav avi mov 3gp html maff pgp gpg
Maximum Attachment size: 500000 KB
Attachment 1:
X