CAF Granted Clearance without Necessity of a Personal Appearance

WEST COAST – Client government employee was issued a Statement of Reasons (SOR) from the service’s Central Adjudication Facility (CAF) under Adjudicative Guidelines: E – Personal Conduct, G – Alcohol Consumption, H – Drug Involvement, I – Psychological Conditions and J – Criminal Conduct, based upon allegations of DUI, inpatient treatment for substance abuse (alcohol, as well as lawful and unlawful drug use of several substances) and suicidal ideation/overdose attempt, readmission for substance abuse treatment and detoxification, additional out-patient substance abuse treatment, and unusual behavior during the background investigation. After responding to the SOR the CAF granted the clearance without the necessity of a Personal Appearance.