Normal Topic Polygraph Question (Read 917 times)
Paste Member Name in Quick Reply Box Anonymous
Guest


Polygraph Question
Oct 30th, 2018 at 11:24pm
Mark & QuoteQuote Print Post  
Hello George,  I recently applied for position with the USSS and the process was all professional and great until the polygraph. I was told I failed one of the questions and for the next 2 hours the examiner tried every possible way to make me confess to something. I had done nothing to confess to. It ended with the person saying it's up the powers that be to decide. Couple of days later I went from being very qualified to receiving the BQA letter. Everybody is very secretive about this unfair test and I can not get any info. I was wondering if you could help on how I can contest the results. Thank you.
  
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: 6046
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Joined: Sep 29th, 2000
Re: Polygraph Question
Reply #1 - Oct 31st, 2018 at 7:34am
Mark & QuoteQuote Print Post  
Unless one has connections, there is no meaningful appeal process for polygraph false positives with any federal agency. The best you can do to mitigate the damage caused by your polygraph operator's false accusation that you lied is to write a reply to the "better qualified applicant" letter you received explaining that you told the truth (and without offering any explanations or rationalizations for why you might have "failed"). Your letter should be added to your file and will document the fact that you didn't tacitly accept the accusation that you lied.

I hope you might consider contributing a statement about your polygraph experience for inclusion on our Personal Statements page (the 3rd one is mine):

https://antipolygraph.org/statements.shtml
  

George W. Maschke
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
 
Polygraph Question

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