Information on polygraph examination procedures at the U.S. Department of Energy was provided by DOE staff members Douglas Hinckley, Anne P. Reed, and David M. Renzelman. We thank these individuals for this information and their consistently helpful assistance in our efforts throughout the study.


The text that follows describes the DOE employee polygraph screening program as it operated in 2001; it was suspended by the 107th Congress on December 13, 2001 (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002, S1438, Sec. 3152, U.S. Department of Energy Counterintelligence Polygraph Program). This study was requested in order to inform decisions about the future of this program.


This section is taken from Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Volume 4, Parts 500 to end; Revised as of January 1, 2000. It was provided to the committee by Douglas Hinckley, U.S. Department of Energy.


Dohm, T.E., and W.G. Iacono 1993Design and Pilot of a Polygraph Field Validation Study: Appendices. DoDPI93-R-0006. Fort McClellan, AL: U.S. Department of Defense Polygraph Institute.

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