"A Comparison of Psychophysiological Detection of Deception Accuracy Rates Obtained Using the Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph and the Test for Espionage and Sabotage Question Formats." This report is based on the first of three studies conducted by Dr. This report, dated 29 July 1997, was obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.It explains the protocol to be followed in a study of TES accuracy rates. Customs and Border Protection pre-employment polygraph screening as an alternative to the Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Test (LEPET).
Anti Polygraph.org's George Maschke comments on an article by Do DPI countermeasure course instructor Paul M. This statement was successfully used to refute polygraph "evidence" in an administrative hearing. Richardson is willing to make a signed copy available at no charge to any who may need to discredit polygraph "evidence." "Destruction of Records and Personal Attack on Journalist by Defense Security Service" by Michael Ravnitzky. Scientific Validity of Polygraph Testing: A Research Review and Evaluation -- A Technical Memorandum (1.2 mb PDF). Nixon on Polygraph "Testing." Transcript of the taped Oval Office conversation (Conversation No. Nixon uttered the infamous words, "I don't know anything about polygraphs, and I don't know how accurate they are, but I know they'll scare the hell out of people." Polygraph Guide for Standards and Practices (1.9 mb PDF) dated 25 February 2010.
The PCASS is a hand-held lie-detector developed at U. taxpayer expense that is intended for screening locally hired personnel as well as suspected insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq. Includes instructions on how to administer the test, including standard questions to be asked. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Report Number GED-R-06-7571 prepared for the Counterintelligence Field Activity.
These documents were obtained by MSNBC under the Freedom of Information Act for its investigative report, "New anti-terror weapon: Hand-held lie detector." Validation Studies for the Preliminary Credibility Assessment Screening System (PCASS) (135 kb PDF) by Stuart Senter, James Waller, & Donald Krapohl. The Preliminary Credibility Assessment System Embedded Algorithm Description and Validation Results (862 kb PDF) by John C. Efficacy of Prototype Credibility Assessment Technologies: PCASS Final Report (908 kb PDF).
"Rebuttal of Defamatory Remarks by Polygraph Examiner Dr. This anonymous letter, sent by fax on 3 March 2003, also includes a farewell memo from Mr. The Body on the Stairs: A Pedagogical Detective Story (540 kb PDF) by David Thoreson Lykken. Maschke's comments to the Department of Energy regarding its decision, published in the Federal Register on 14 April 2003, to completely ignore the National Academy of Sciences' findings on polygraphy. Although none of the spies was caught by the polygraph, the report remarkably states, without explanation, that "[t]he security measure that was consistently most effective was the polygraph." (Download as 125 kb PDF file.) LCFLUTTER - Rough Draft Reports of George E. Reports dated 2 April 1954 of polygraph screening examinations conducted in March 1954 as part of operation PBSUCCESS, a CIA covert operation to overthrow the government of president Jacobo Arbenz Guzman in Guatemala. An earlier version of this report (61 kb PDF) dated 8 July 2003 is also available. Report on the Possible Uses of the Polygraph and Supplemental Report on the Examination of Korean Nationals and Communist Chinese. (Download as 899 kb PDF file.) Status of Presidential Memorandum Addressing the Use of Polygraphs (397 kb PDF).
Ognibene's critique of polygraphy remains salient today, as polygraph techniques have not improved in any significant way in the intervening years. Renzelman as director of the Department of Energy's polygraph program. (For up-to-date information about polygraph countermeasures, see The Lie Behind the Lie Detector.) "Forensic 'Lie Detection': Procedures Without Scientific Basis" by Professor William G. Project Slammer is a CIA-sponsored study of Americans convicted of espionage against the United States. Polygraph Use by the Department of Energy (71 kb PDF). An updated report by Alfred Cumming, Specialist in Intelligence and National Security, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress.
The objective of this Department of Defense Polygraph Institute instructional document is to "inform students as to Do DPI's recommended locations and most correct procedures for attaching the three primary sensors (Respiratory, Electrodermal Activity (EDA), and Cardiovascular) in order that optimum physiological data can be obtained from an examinee.