OSI FSA Brief

Report
Air Force Office of Special Investigations
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AFOSI and the First Sergeant
Lt Col Terry Bullard
AFOSI Command Chair
Spaatz Center, Air University
Overview
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Who are we?
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What can we do for you?
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What can you do for us?
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What can we do together?
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Occasional Problems
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Who is AFOSI?
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History
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Founded In 1948
Patterned after FBI
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Criminal
Fraud
Counterintelligence
Consolidated investigative
services under SECAF
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Field Operating Agency
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District (Geographically Aligned)
Lieutenant General Joseph Carroll
First AFOSI Commander
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Who is AFOSI?
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Today’s AFOSI
 FOA accountable to SECAF under SAF/IG direction/guidance
 A federal law enforcement agency conducting investigations and
operations throughout the spectrum of conflict
Warfighting…conducts, in hostile/uncertain environments, Counter Threat
Operations (CTO) to find, fix, track, neutralize enemy threats
 Federal LEA…criminal investigations, counterintelligence (CI), specialized
investigative activities, protective service ops, & integrated Force Protection
for AF
 Intelligence Community contributors…through collections and operational
work in the areas of our mission sets
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MAJCOM Aligned (Regions) / Sqs & Detachments Primary Base
Interface
 AF focal point for working w/ U.S. and foreign law enforcement and
security services to provide timely/accurate threat info
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AFOSI
Protect Secrets
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Detect Threats
Specialized Services
Investigations
Engage Foreign Threats
Deployed: AF’s only “outside the wire” Counter-Threat ops capability
Counterintelligence (CI): AF’s only authorized org to conduct CI
Law Enforcement (LE): AF’s only federal law enforcement capability
Analytical Capability: Fusion of CI, Counter-Terrorism & LE intelligence
Cyber Expertise: Nation’s top Cyber intrusion investigators & forensic experts
EFFECTS
Neutralized
Criminal Activity
Acquisition
Integrity
Secured
Technologies &
Information
A Protected Force
Developed
Partnerships
Enable Force
Engagement
Global Situational
Awareness
Law: Counterintelligence Activities: Exec Order 12333 § 1.7(f), O-DoDD 5240.02 §5.10, AFPD 71-1, AFMD 39, AFI 71-101V4
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Felony Crime Investigations: PL 99-145 (99 STAT 728) §1223 (Nov 85), DoDI 5505.3 §6, AFPD 71-1, AFMD 39, AFI 71-101V1
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Organization and Structure:
Manpower (FY 11)
3,364 Personnel Authorized:
▪ 2,088 Special Agents ▪ 762 Support Personnel ▪ 514 Contractors ▪
Agent Force
Command
Enlisted
1276
Officer
312
Civilian
465
Civilian
939
Reserve Contractor
410
121
R - Enlisted
218
AD - Officer
298
R - Officer
155
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AD - Enlisted
1004
Criminal Investigations:
Case Openings CYs 2004-09
3000
2574
2672
Society
2572
2500
1941
2000
1899
Death
1845
Persons
1500
Property
1000
Sex
Drugs
500
0 69
2004
UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO
71
74
2005
2006
58
2007
58
58
2008
2009
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per 10K ADAF
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Who is AFOSI?
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So, briefly:
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In-garrison…Felony-level investigations & CI/FP
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Deployed…CI/FP/CT/AT Support to Deployed CCs
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Inside & Outside the Wire…in garrison and deployed…to
find answers to questions which reduce/neutralize threats
critical to Air Force, DoD, and US Govt leaders/decision
makers
AFOSI Mission: Identify, exploit and neutralize criminal,
terrorist and intelligence threats to the U.S. Air Force,
Department of Defense and U.S. Government.
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What Can We Do For You?
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Good Order and Discipline
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Bring your Airmen home safely
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Provide training
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Use us—we have access to info that can help your CC
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May not be OSI case but may be able to cut through red tape
Support to ANG and AFRC
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What Can You Do For Us?
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Arbiter between your commander and us
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Be there for your Airmen when the interview over
Be there for the agent(s) working your case
Call us early and often
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Let us know what the “rumor mill” is generating
Give us opportunities to train and work with your Airmen
Let us speak with your “borderline” Airmen
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What Can We Do Together?
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Two-way intel
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Synergistic relationship built on trust
Relationships…welcome Superintendents to your
group
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Visit your OSI detachment
Welcome the Super to your council
Training initiatives
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Frequently Asked
Questions/Complaints
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Why does my case take so long to run?
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Resources, resources, and resources
 Deployments – CI/CT Requirements
 Lab Time (Computers, Physical Evidence, etc) aka “The CSI Effect”
 Thoroughness / Metrics – “We won’t compromise a case for speed”
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Why won’t you investigate certain issues?
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Matrix of Crimes / Involvement
 Local Issues – Timing
 Willing to Help IG / SFS SFOI / Unit IOs with Inves Plans/Support
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Who do I call – SFOI or AFOSI?
Does AFOSI have sources in the military community?
What jurisdiction does AFOSI have?
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On Base – Off Base – Wherever the UCMJ is being violated
Military – Dependents – Civilian Employees - Foreign Nationals?
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Occasional Problems
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Units Not Contacting AFOSI Soon Enough
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Lost time = lost opportunities (48 Hour Rule)
 Concerns About AFOSI Case = Leadership Failure
 Concerns About Bothering AFOSI
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Units Starting Investigative Activity On There Own
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Suspects Contacted Prior to Calling AFOSI
 Victims / Witnesses Rounded Up Prior to Calling AFOSI
 As case progresses opportunities may disappear/legal issues arise
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Commander/First Shirts & Indiv Interests v. USAF
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Tough Issue > Will you place the Airman over your unit and the AF?
We are the fact finders for you > Why limit that?
Your Airman has a right to offer a response>Why jade them against it?
Rights of Accused under the UCMJ versus Civilian World
“Mystic of the Interview Room” – Law and Order Syndrome
AFOSI – Commander/First Sergeant Trust
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Questions?
Lt Col Terry Bullard
AFOSI Command Chair
DSN: 493-8842
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