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Background Investigations

The National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) conducts approximately 95% of the background investigations for the Federal Government, and also handles portions of investigations (e.g., NACs, FBI fingerprint checks) for agencies that run their own investigations.  In 2016 the NBIB had a total investigator workforce of 5,843 (federal and contractor investigators)

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Security Clearance Process

Many security clearance applicants seem to get confused about what they are required to list when they get to the police record section on the SF-86. There are “EVER” and within the last seven year questions, questions that deal with alcohol, questions that deal with illegal drug use, questions about

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

First quarter statistics from January through the end of March from the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) Board shows they heard a total…
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Obtaining Security Clearance

Facility Security Officers (FSO) and Security Managers, if you haven’t already done so, you should take note of the impending transition of the Joint Personnel…
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Security Clearance Denial

In the Illegal Drug Use section of the SF-86 it asks “In the last seven years, have you intentionally engaged in the misuse of prescription…
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