Set up procedures for positive ID of persons within, and of
persons authorized entry into, areas.
Issue special passes or badges to personnel authorized entry into
Use entry control rosters.
Use identification codes.
Use duress codes.
An additional purpose of control is to prevent entry of harmful devices,
material, or components. It also limits theft or compromise of materiel or
CO's most effective tool in a physical security program.
Means of Identification and Control of Personnel.
a. Screening of Employees. Screening of job applicants and employees
is important in peacetime, and it is vital in time of a national emergency.
Screening policies should be in standard personnel policies for peacetime
and for times of emergency.
questionnaire is vital in the investigation of applicants and employees.
undesirable applicants from further consideration. A careful investigation
should assure that the employee's character and associations are acceptable.
c. Sources for Data.
Certain sources may be of aid in
employment investigative data. A list of these sources follows.
(1) State and local police.
(2) Former employers.
(4) Public records.
(5) Credit agencies.
(6) Schools (all levels).
d. You may need to request data from any of the above sources. If so,
insure you properly identify the applicant or employee. You should be aware
of the antiscreening prohibition. This is covered under the Fair Employment
Practices Act (FEPA) in some states.
Privacy Act restrictions may also