Air Force Badge and Credentials (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793)
Headquarters, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), Bolling Air Force Base, DC 20332 and at Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) District Offices. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
All accredited AFOSI special agents.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Letters of authorization to issue badge and credentials, badge and credential receipts, badge listings, badge and credential inspection reports, punch card used to prepare badge listings and badge and credential number assigned to each AFOSI Special Agent.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
18 U.S.C. 499, Military naval or official passes; 506, Seals of departments or agencies; 701, Official badges, identification cards, other insignia, and Air Force Regulation 23-18, Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
To issue and control the badge and credential assigned each AFOSI special agent.
Used only by AFOSI to identify specifically to which special agent each badge and credentials is assigned, to provide for orderly five year update of credentials and to insure turn in of badge and credentials whenever accreditation is terminated.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
The DoD 'Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the Air Force's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Maintained in file folders and card files.
Retrieved by name.
Records are accessed by custodian of the record system and by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in security file containers/cabinets and in locked cabinets or rooms.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Receipts are maintained at district level only during assignment of accredited special agent. When badge and credentials are turned in, records are then destroyed. At HQ AFOSI the receipts are retained for the entire period badge and credentials are issued to a specific special agent and destroyed when badge and credentials are returned to that unit. Badge listings and punch cards are destroyed when superseded.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Director, Plans, Programs and Resources (XP), HQ Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Bolling Air Force Base, DC 20332.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Chief, Information Release Division (XPU), HQ Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Bolling Air Force Base, DC 20332.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to or visit the Chief, Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts Release Branch (DADF), HQ Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Bolling Air Force Base, DC 20332.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 37-132; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Information is obtained from personnel records and issued badge.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: