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June 09, 2015



~ All Levels of Law Enforcement have for decades felt that the polygraph is a much needed and essencial part of the hiring process. Why not change Policy that Polygraphs and Psych Evals for new Hires expire every 5yrs? (Including applicants for higher ranking positions)

~ Yes, polygraphs can be beat. Yes, the are inadmissable in court. Yes, they are only as good as the examiner. But if used as a tool to weed out the bad apples, and protect the good cops, maybe they would think twice before breaking the very laws they were sworn to uphold.

~ Break the Code. Break the Culture.

~ DoD: Random Lie-Detector Tests Increase Personnel Security https://sm.asisonline.org/Pages/dod-random-lie-detector-tests-incre... ("the polygraph is the single most effective tool for finding information people were trying to hide.")

~ Mineral: future cops take polygraphs (with expiration dates) - The Cumberland Times- http://www.times-news.com/news/local_news/mineral-future-cops-take-...

~ National Institute of Ethics: Police Code of Silence - Facts Revealed http://www.aele.org/loscode2000.html

~ What Happens When an Officer Calls Out Police Corruption Within His Force? http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1221825-what-happens-when-an-office... via @epochtimes

~ The Cato Institute's National Police Misconduct Reporting Project http://www.policemisconduct.net/

~ Police Misconduct and 'Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights' Laws | Cato @ Liberty http://www.cato.org/blog/police-misconduct-law-enforcement-officers...

~ Center for Investigative Reporting ~ "Crossing the line: Corruption at the border" - http://bordercorruption.apps.cironline.org/

~ Federal, State and Local Governments (including police) are excluded from the Polygraph Act of 1988. http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs36.htm

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