Security and Counterintelligence Records, (November 15, 2013, 78 FR 68828)
Defense Intelligence Agency, 200 MacDill Boulevard, Washington, DC 20304-5100.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Current and former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) civilian, military and contractor personnel, nominees for employment with DIA, all persons with access to DIA facilities and infrastructure, all persons under the security cognizance of DIA. Persons about whom other U.S. government agencies have requested investigative assistance from DIA as part of lawful investigations by their agency. Individuals identified as the result of an administrative, security and/or investigative function who could pose a threat to DIA operations, data, personnel, facilities and systems.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Personnel: Name, date and place of birth, Social Security Number (SSN), gender, race, home address, family and dependent information, biometric data, medical/psychological information, financial, employment, training records, test results and education history, statements of personal history.
Administrative: Case control number, forms, documents and correspondence relating to security files, personnel security, investigative and employment records, personnel security functions, nomination notices, indoctrination/debriefing memoranda, secrecy and nondisclosure agreements, certificates of clearance.
Adjudication memoranda and supporting documentation, in-house investigations, security violations, security threats and incidents, investigations and inquiries of criminal and counterintelligence matters, investigative referrals, counterintelligence reporting, foreign travel, foreign contacts, identification badge records, retrieval indices, clearance status records, facility and access control records.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
National Security Act of 1947; Executive Order 12333; United States Intelligence Activities DoDD 5105.21, Defense Intelligence Agency; DoDI 5240.06, Counterintelligence Awareness, Briefing, and Reporting Programs; DoDI 5200.08, Security of DoD Installations and Resources; DoD 5200.2.R, Personnel Security Program; DIA Directive 3020.400, DIA Critical Infrastructure Program; Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 704, Personnel Security Standards and Procedures Governing Eligibility for Access to Special Compartmented Information and other Controlled Access Program Information; DIA Manual 50-8, Personnel Security Program; DIA Manual 50-14, Security Investigations; DIA Regulation 50-17, Reporting Foreign Contact and Foreign Travel; DIA Instruction 5200.002, Credibility Assessment Program and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.
System will manage records used to accomplish security and counterintelligence functions. Information is used to comply with regulatory requirements related to initial and continued employment, to determine eligibility for access to classified information, to protect the agency’s operations, data, personnel, facilities and systems (by using administrative, security and investigative functions to detect actual or potential threats and risks)and to document training and education.
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 of 1974, these records contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: Information may be disclosed to other Federal agencies, state and local governments, as may have an official need for such information and agree to apply appropriate safeguards to protect the data in a manner consistent with the conditions or expectations under which the information was provided, collected or obtained.
The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the Defense Intelligence Agency’s compilation of systems records notices apply to this system.
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:
Information may be disclosed to other Federal agencies, state and local governments, as may have an official need for such information and agree to apply appropriate safeguards to protect the data in a manner consistent with the conditions or expectations under which the information was provided, collected or obtained.
The 'Blanket Routine Uses' set forth at the beginning of the DIA'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:
Paper and Electronic storage media.
By last name, Social Security Number (SSN), and applicable case control number.
Records are stored in office buildings protected by guards, controlled screenings, use of visitor registers, electronic access, and/or locks. Access to records is limited to individuals who are properly screened and cleared on a need-to-know basis in the performance of their duties. Passwords and User IDs are used to control access to the system data, and procedures are in place to deter and detect browsing and unauthorized access. Physical and electronic access are limited to persons responsible for servicing and authorized to use the system.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Security Files: Personnel Security Records. Case files documenting the processing of investigations on Federal employees or applicants for Federal employment, whether or not a security clearance is granted, and other persons, such as those performing work for a Federal agency under contract, who require an approval before having access to Government facilities or to sensitive data. These files include questionnaires, summaries of reports prepared by the investigating agency, and other records reflecting the processing of the investigation and the status of the clearance, exclusive of copies of investigative reports furnished by the investigating agency; Temporary-Destroy upon notification of death or 5 years after separation or transfer of employee or no later than 5 years after contract relationship expires.
Security Files: Polygraph examinations, favorable examinations; Temporary-Destroy 90 days. Unfavorable Examinations; examinations considered as part of an investigation action necessary for security adjudicative purposes and includes the Medical/Psychiatric Condition Statement-Temporary-Destroy when 15 years old.
Medical and Psychiatric Condition Statement (Favorable), Temporary-Destroy when 1 year old; (Unfavorable), Temporary-Destroy when 15 years old.
Examinations considered records of major significance, congressional interest, national security or upon which significant action was taken (trial, courts-martial, employment termination). PERMANENT—Offer to National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) when 25-30 years old. Final disposition determinations of individual cases are made by NARA.
Security Violations: Temporary-Destroy 5 years after close of case. Files referred for prosecution determination; Temporary- Destroy 3 years after close of case.
Orientation and Training: Temporary-Destroy when no longer required for current operations (documents reflecting training, security orientation, and compliance with security regulations).
Non-Disclosure Agreements: Temporary—Destroy when 70 years old.
Logs and Registers: Temporary-Destroy 2 years after final entry.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Counterintelligence and Security Office, Defense Intelligence Agency, 200 MacDill Blvd, Washington DC 20340-5100.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the DIA Freedom of Information Office (FAC-2A), Defense Intelligence Agency, 200 MacDill Blvd, Washington, DC 20340-5100.
Request should contain the individual’s full name, current address, and telephone number.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves, contained in this system of records, should address written inquiries to the DIA Freedom of Information Office (FAC-2A), 200 MacDill Blvd, Washington, DC 20340-5100.
Request should contain the individual’s full name, current address, and telephone number.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Subject individuals, agency and other government officials as well as open source information.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
Investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes, other than material within the scope of subsection 5 U.S.C 552a (j)(2), may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C 552 (k)(2). However, if an individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of maintenance of the information, the individual will be provided access to the information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal the identity of a confidential source. This exemption provides limited protection of investigative reports maintained in a system of records used in personnel or administrative actions.
(k)(5) Investigatory material complied solely for the purpose of determining suitability, eligibility, or qualifications for Federal civilian employment, military service, Federal contracts, or access to classified information but only to the extent such material would reveal the identity of a confidential source.
(k)(6) Testing or examination material used to determine individual qualifications for appointment or promotion in the Federal or military service, if the disclosure of such material would compromise the objectivity or fairness of the test or examination process.
An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C 553 (b)(1),(2), and (3), (c) and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 319.
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY:
November 15, 2013, 78 FR 68828; May 3, 2012, 77 FR 26262