Intelligence Community Directive Number 304: Human Intelligence (Effective 6 March 3008; Amended 9 July 2009)   [open pdf - 66KB]

This directive was amended in 2009; however, the contents of the document are essentially unchanged. " (1) This Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) addresses clandestine and overt human intelligence (HUMINT) collection obtained both inside and outside the United States and establishes the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) policy to integrate, prioritize, and maximize the Intelligence Community's (IC) HUMINT capabilities; to ensure coordination and deconfliction of HUMINT and counterintelligence operations and activities across the U.S. Government (USG); to promote the use of core common standards for those who engage in HUMINT activities; and to enable greater collaboration across the USG to share services of common concern whenever feasible. (2) This Directive delineates the roles and responsibilities of the DNI, the National HUMINT Manager (NHM), and those principal agencies or departments that conduct HUMINT activities. (3) This Directive rescinds portions of Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 5/1, Espionage and Counterintelligence Activities Abroad, 19 December 1984; and rescinds DCID 3/2, Coordination of Overt Collection Abroad, 26 November 2001."

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ICD-304: Intelligence Community Directive Number 304
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