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Changes Pursued in US Security Clearance System in Aftermath of Navy Yard ShootingThe decision to grant a security clearance to a man who later killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was made without a review of a critical police report, but background investigators still followed the correct standards, the top federal personnel management official told a Senate panel Thursday.
Report: Shooter Lied About Previous Arrest, Debts The Washington Navy Yard shooter lied about a previous arrest and failed to disclose thousands of dollars in debts when he applied for a security clearance in the Navy.
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