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10 Things to Know About Polygraph Exams

The polygraph can be an extremely valuable tool for investigators if it's used properly by a qualified examiner.

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Law Enforcement Embracing Computer Voice Stress Analyzer Technology

Innocent people are being exonerated in record numbers as new technologies such as DNA become more sophisticated and the Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA) is increasingly being used for truth verification instead of the old polygraph, says NITV Federal Services.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Trooper Applicants

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced testing dates for a recruit class of troopers. Testing will be offered at nine locations in March and April, according to the agency.

Tenn. Chief Uses Polygraphs To Weed Out Racists

The Coopertown (Tenn.) Police chief has begun using polygraph testing on recruits to keep racists off a force he was hired to rebuild after numerous police scandals.

Boulder Deputy Passes Polygraph In Elk Shooting

According to court records, Boulder police officers Sam Carter and Brent Curnow texted George on Jan. 1, asking him to assist them with loading the carcass of an elk Carter had just shot into Curnow's private pickup truck.

Former Wash. Cop 'Failed' Polygraph, Sues Over Job Loss

A former Snohomish (Wash.) Police sergeant sued the county sheriff, after he was denied a job with the agency following a polygraph test.

Background Investigations Can Break You

I'm always amazed by the number of applicants who get caught by background investigations. If you think the background investigator will wake up stupid that morning and let you slip through, please think again.

Ga. Authorities Reject Troy Davis' Polygraph Request

Troy Davis' offer to take a polygraph test to stave off his execution today by lethal injection has been rejected by Georgia authorities who plan to carry out the sentence.