DOE Polys: Smart, Very Smart
Via Secrecy News
After years of public controversy, the Department of Energy has adopted a new polygraph testing policy that it said “will significantly reduce the number of individuals who will undergo a polygraph examination.”
In particular, “DOE has decided to alter the role of polygraph testing as a required element of the counterintelligence evaluation program by eliminating such testing for general screening of applicants for employment and incumbent employees without specific cause,” according to a notice published in the Federal Register.
Now, to get the point across Community-wide. I’ve passed plenty, but I know plenty who have not. No good reason other than they didn’t respond well to the voodoo box (proof: excellent performance and no CI concerns raised by their employment at other sensitive places that didn’t require getting probed).