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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 IdentifierSeries Title
65567998Classification 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 GroupFinding Aid EntrySeries Title
65UD 10D 14Classification 140 - Security of Government Employees, FBI Headquarters Case Files
65UD 10D 26Classification 140 - Security of Government Employees, FBI Headquarters Case Files

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