Case Officer

  • (noun): An operative who also serves as an official staffer of an intelligence service.

Some articles on case officer, case, officer, cases:

Clandestine HUMINT - Recruit Types - Multiply Turned Agent - Quadruple Agent
... offer a better way to redeem himself than recruiting the Service B case officer that was running his double agent case, essentially redoubling the direction of the operation? If the case officer ... A creative agent can tell his case office, even if he had not been tripled, that he had been loyal all along, and the case officer would, at best, be ...
Clandestine HUMINT Asset Recruiting - Development: Preparation For Actual Recruitment - Compromise During Development
... The hostile intelligence officer may then, through friendly persuasion, ask for a very innocent and insignificant favor from the candidate and pay him generously for it ... It is the goal of the case officer, with appropriate support from his organization, to learn vulnerabilities, build trust, and solve problems for the developmental ... At first, any requests for documents are for open ones, which the case officer gives some pretext for not himself obtaining ...
Clandestine HUMINT
... may arrange the contact between the potential spy, and the case officer who recruits them ... In some cases, the recruiter and the continuing supervision of the agent may be different people ... operator knows the people in his own cell, perhaps the external case officer, and an emergency method, not necessarily a person, to contact higher levels if the ...
Clandestine HUMINT Asset Recruiting - Recruitment - Assessing Potential Recruits - General Assessment
... and those currently reporting to a local case officer, still need to be checked against master biographical and other files, which will help spot foreign counterintelligence ... seen to have potential access to information, the recruiting officer or staff considers why a presumably loyal and trusted individual might be willing to betray his own side ... The case officer should compare information, provided by the agent, with locally known facts, both from overt and covert sources ...
Counter-intelligence - Running Offensive Counterespionage Operations
... Control is the capacity of a case officer of country B to generate, alter, or halt agent behavior by using or indicating his capacity to use physical or psychological means of ... And a case officer working overseas does not control a double agent the way a policeman controls an informer ... The case officer has to consider that the double from country A still has contact with country B ...

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