How to Deal With a Police Polygraph Test?

Answer Many police departments give a polygraph test as part of their hiring process- refusal to take it will almost certainly bar you from getting the job. If you have something to hide, you'll need to k... Read More »

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Do you have to pass a polygraph test to become a police officer in Canada?

If you applying to become a police officer with the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), you have to take a polygraph test. You do not have to take the test if you are applying for a provincial or... Read More »

Who invented the polygraph test?

The polygraph machine was developed in 1921 by psychiatrist Dr. John A. Larson. Larson's machine was the first to measure blood pressure, respiration and pulse. The same year, Dr. Leonard Keeler,... Read More »

Reasons for Taking a Polygraph Test?

Over time, the polygraph test has lost its value in the American legal system. In fact, the polygraph test has always been a device that was almost entirely unique to the American justice system. N... Read More »

How to Know If You Passed a Polygraph Test?

A polygraph exam, regardless of the purpose, is a physiological measurement tool used to determine truthfulness or deception. The examinee is connected to the polygraph machine in a way that heart ... Read More »