Skip to comments.During polygraphs, border agency applicants admit to rape, kidnapping
Posted on 04/09/2013 4:52:48 PM PDT by george76
One admitted to kidnapping and ransoming hostages in the Ivory Coast. Others said they had molested children or committed rape. And one, as he prepared for survival in a post-apocalyptic world, contemplated assassinating President Barack Obama.
These are among the thousands of applicants who have sought sensitive law enforcement jobs in recent years with the U.S. Border Patrol and its parent agency, Customs and Border Protection.
In many cases, these people made it all the way through the hiring process until one of the last steps a polygraph exam. Once sitting with a polygraph examiner, they admitted to a host of astonishing crimes, according to documents obtained by the Center for Investigative Reporting.
The records official summaries of more than 200 polygraph admissions raise alarms about the thousands of employees Customs and Border Protection has hired over the past six years before it began mandatory polygraph tests for all applicants six months ago. The required polygraphs come at the tail end of a massive hiring surge that began in 2006 and eventually added 17,000 employees, helping to make the agency the largest law enforcement operation in the country.
Although thousands of applicants have undergone polygraphs, thousands more have been hired without the screening.
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1 outta 3 ain’t bad.
The border patrol may not hire him, but he’s a perfect fit over at the TSA.
Just wait until you have answer questions on:
to get a government job...
Are we supposed to imagine border patrol applicants are especially criminal? As if you couldn’t get the same results from a similar sample of applicants for any jackbooted thug position? I was going to say Walmart greeter applicants, but then I remembered the close affinity between law enforcers and lawbreakers.
Give TSA the same questions and a polygraph and you’d see few make it to their job. Plenty of sadists (genuine sadists) and other sex offenders as well as theives have been discovered after they got their union protected TSA jobs.