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Obtaining Security Clearance

As a part of continuous evaluation requirements clearance holders are supposed to notify their agency or company security officers whenever they have been arrested or charged with a criminal offense. Many do not, or delay in communicating the information in hopes that they can get the charges dropped or downgraded. 

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Adjudication

This guide, developed by the Defense Personnel and Security Research Center (PERSEREC), outlines policies, procedures, and guidelines for DoD Adjudicators making employment suitability and fitness determinations for DoD civilian employees and contractors. It applies to those who do not need a security clearance. Many of the adjudicative guidelines are similar

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Past Security Clearance Posts

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Security Clearance Process

Word on the street (because it is nowhere to be found online) among security professionals is that the Suitability and Security Clearance Performance Accountability Council…
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Background Investigations

At the tail-end of a recent Security Clearance Podcast, we asked ClearanceJobs contributor and President of the Federal Clearance Assistance Service William Henderson what he…
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Adjudication

Over and over again I run across background investigation applications (SF-85P and SF86) where the applicant fudges on listing the real reason that they left…