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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Department of Defense's (DOD) training program for polygraph examiners, focusing on: (1) whether the DOD polygraph school is authorized to conduct polygraph examinations for the purpose of training examiners; (2) the impact of any potential expansion of the school; (3) whether DOD and other federal agency examiner training needs warrant the construction of a new school building; and (4) Project Seven Screens and its relation to the congressionally authorized polygraph test program.

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