DODD 8521.01

DoD Biometrics

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Organization: DOD
Publication Date: 15 October 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 11
scope:

PURPOSE. This directive:

a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 8521.01E (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for DoD biometrics.

b. Designates the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) as the Biometrics Principal Staff Assistant (PSA) responsible for oversight of DoD biometric activities and policy.

c. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for Biometrics in accordance with Public Law 106-246 (Reference (b)) and DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (c)).

APPLICABILITY. This directive:

a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").

b. Does not apply to physical evidence or other biometric material collected either pursuant to a criminal investigation or as directed by DoD Instruction 5505.14 (Reference (d)).

Document History

DODD 8521.01
October 15, 2018
DoD Biometrics
PURPOSE. This directive: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 8521.01E (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for DoD biometrics. b. Designates the Under Secretary of Defense...
August 15, 2017
DoD Biometrics
PURPOSE. This directive: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 8521.01E (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for DoD biometrics. b. Designates the Under Secretary of Defense...
January 13, 2016
DoD Biometrics
PURPOSE. This directive: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 8521.01E (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for DoD biometrics. b. Designates the Under Secretary of Defense...
February 21, 2008
Department of Defense Biometrics
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE This Directive applies to: The Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands,...

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