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.
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
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 has approved and targeted the deployment of the updated Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86) for some time in July 2017, provided all parties involved
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 a job. The SF-86 asks “in the last 7 years have you been fired, quit after you were told you would be fired, left by