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Domestic violence incidents are usually result in uncontrolled emotional responses caused by irritation or aggravation with the behavior of a partner. Situations can escalate quickly and turn physical. In the security clearance world this type of behavior is a concern under Guideline E: Personal Conduct and Guideline J: Criminal Conduct. There are

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Security Clearance Process

For the last three years the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Defense Counterintelligence Agency (DCSA) have put periodic reinvestigations (PR) on hold in order to reduce the huge investigation backlog. Now that the backlog is down to a steady state flow, DCSA is now starting to focus on cleaning up

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

Many on this forum ask how long is long enough after the last use of illegal drugs. There is no set timeline for adjudicators to…
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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) took over the background investigation process from the National Background Investigations Bureau last October and has used the…
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Security Clearance Denial

Three months ago no one could have imagined the situation the world finds itself in now. Many were looking forward to spring break, others were…
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