Intelligence Community Policy Guidance 704.6: Conduct of Polygraph Examinations for Personnel Security Vetting (Effective July 3, 2014, Ammended February 4, 2015) [open pdf - 3MB]
The purpose of this Policy Guidance is the following: "This Intelligence Community (IC) Policy Guidance establishes policy for the conduct of polygraph examinations supporting personnel security vetting within the IC and implements Security Executive Agent Directive 2, 'Use of Polygraph in Support of Personnel Security Determinations for Initial or Continued Eligibility for Access to Classified Information or Eligibility to Hold a Sensitive Position.'" Its applicability is the following: "(1) This Guidance applies to the IC, as defined by the National Security Act of 1947, as amended, and to such elements of any other department or agency as may be designated an element of the IC by the President, or jointly by the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the head of the department or agency concerned. (2) This Guidance establishes policy and assigns responsibilities governing the use of polygraph examinations conducted by IC elements in support of personnel security vetting. Polygraph examinations conducted for any reason other than personnel security vetting, including examinations in connection with criminal law investigations or suitability determinations, are not covered by this Guidance."
ICPG 704.6; Intelligence Community Policy Guidance 704.6
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