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Background Investigations

On December 21, 2010 Congress passed the 2010 Anti-Border Corruption Act (S. 3243 [Enrolled]) affecting polygraph examinations and periodic reinvestigations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) law enforcement officers (LEO). The bill made the following findings: Since 2003, 129 CBP officials have been arrested on corruption charges During 2009,

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Background Investigations

On December 1, 2010 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) presented testimony before a House subcommittee. The testimony was presented in the form of a report (GAO-11-232T) entitled: “Personnel Security Clearances: Overall Progress Has Been Made to Reform the Governmentwide Security Clearance Process.” The testimony covered 3 major long standing issues:

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

We get clearance-related questions in almost all threads on this site, so we thought we'd occasionally create a separate Q&A thread. Here, you can ask…
Career Advice

A new article take a deeper approach to the question of which type of employer is better. Is it better to be a Federal employee…
Career Advice

Defense giant Raytheon is holding a security clearance job fair in the metro DC area on Wednesday, July 18th. The event is from 3:00pm EST…