Clearance Granted After Failure to Disclose Negative Termination

WASHINGTON, DC – Federal Air Marshal (FAM) was denied Top Secret Security Clearance and placed on unpaid administrative leave based on allegations under Adjudicative Guideline E – Personal Conduct due to termination of previous Defense Contractor law enforcement employment for insubordination, failure to properly perform duties and ineligibility for reemployment. Additional allegations involved false statement, suspension from work for unauthorized absences, improper performance of duty, and forced resignation from civilian police department employment as well as failing to disclose such unfavorable termination of previous employment in the security clearance application process. After presentation of case before DHS/TSA Security Appeals Panel, Top Secret Clearance was granted and client was fully reinstated as FAM.