Classification 140: Security of Government Employees
This classification was established in 1953 to investigate government employees under the provisions of Executive Order 10450. The order provides for the investigation of alleged risks to the national security of the U.S. Risks could include persons with problems of "dishonesty, immorality, excessive drunkenness, financial irresponsibility and mental instability." This classification replaces Classification 121: Loyalty of Government Employees.
NARA online catalog descriptions of holdings for 140: Security of Government Employees
|Record Group||NARA Identifier||Series Title|
|65||567998||Classification 140 (Security of Government Employees) Released Under The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts|
Some records under Classification 140: Security of Government Employees are not yet described in NARA's online catalog. Please contact NARA's Special Access Program at specialaccess_FOIA@nara.gov with your reference request.
|Record Group||Finding Aid Entry||Series Title|
|65||UD 10D 14||Classification 140 - Security of Government Employees, FBI Headquarters Case Files|
|65||UD 10D 26||Classification 140 - Security of Government Employees, FBI Headquarters Case Files|