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November 17, 2016
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July 10, 2000
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April 4, 1957
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Approved For ReleabwP2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-00832A000227001 i Apzil 1.95'T CIA INT.E AL USE O Sa gastiosi No, 2893 Date of S,u estions 6 March 1957 Office of Research and, Reports Georgrapher OS-23 estio* Follows* Ramie I & S quietly survey agency work rooms lacks espectaCly for large rooms where safes (often open) and desks or tables (often covered with classified m&,,erlal) are up front near the doors even though in a norms day there are long periods in iftch the only people in the room are in the rear out of sight of open safes, etc* This situation (and it-is not uncon) invites axone passing by to tip-foe in and help himself to a handful of classified .pip s* . Tightening up this security soft spot might require fre. gtcent. inspections because work habits and furniture rsngeaneatts change constantly ard a, room mace secure cauLbe made otherwise by processes so aubtle and' ;ra l that the people working in it .are not award. of therm In general., 'CIA's vulnerability to front-of-the-room shoplifting some to be greatest between noon and I pow, Evaluation of the Office. Conte s The Office of Security stated on 26 l arah 3$57 that the' point coved in this suggestion would be included in the aamal re-briefing of an career and nonw~mmer qty o `f'icers* C. Recommendation of the Executive. Secret s Approval,, Award of X425 based on intangible benefits (sight - limited) CIA INT& .NAL USE ONLY Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200070017-0