Meeting with GSA Officials re Polygraphing GSA Guards and Maintenance Personnel

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September 13, 1960
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Approved For Release / 2 : CIA-RDP78-04007A000700120008-4 13 September 1960 MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD SUBJECT- 460tix With GSA Officials re Polygrap and Maintenance Per a onn ei 1. Colonel Edwards and I today met with the following officials th respect to polygraphing the guards and maistenance force Mr. Gould GSA of Per dings Mr. Alexander - Chief? Protective Services Mr. Henry - (Part-time) - from Region III GSA 2. Colonel Edwards opened the meeting by outlhwing the coverage be given on the P. G., namely, communist party membership, foreign intelligence connections and illegal admission of personnel. He pointed out that we would not be interested in the small "peccadillos" { of individuals. GA personnel discussed with us such problems as: (a) Upon receipt of derogatory information, the downgrading of a Guard from GS-4 to GS-2 upon transfer; (b) The approach to be used. Mr. Gould suggested that the Region III official, who would work on this problem, be briefed to use the individual contact approach so as not to grit the whole force excited; tct Lae reason or tae x-, tx. program is the concentration e. new balding of the most highly classified and sensitive material. Presently, the material is scattered in almost 40 buildings and hence, not as vulnerable. Approved For Release 1999/08/ Approved For Relea?.e 1999/08/27. P78-04007A000700120008-4 SUBJECT: Meeting with GSA Officials re Polygraphing GSA Guards and Maintenance Personnel Union; whereby this information would pans to Region III officials without further OK from the Director of Security. 4. GSA officials raised no objection to this proposed program. The next step is for me to get together with a Mr. John Wadsworth, Chief of Region .1, to lay on the timing and details of the approach. /s' 25X1A9a ~5X1A9a cc: Mr. Mr. Mr. Derogatory information would be passed "eyes main Security Office of GSA whose Chief is a Paul We should prevent the establishment of any procedure DD(PPS) .rds are veterans but only 10% belong to a Distribution: 1 -- File 3 - To ccs above ono OS/DD(PPS):EMW: Sept 60) Approved For Release 1999/08/27'.' 1A '78-04007A000700120008-4 6' Fm IWVm4I4;1 A I'