(1)Purging Constraints: All file material selected for purging and destruction will only be removed and destroyed when it meets the requirements of these rules.
(2)Purge Criteria: Information is only purged when it is:
(a)No longer useful;
(b)No longer relevant;
(e)Beyond retention period;
(g)Inconsistent with mission.
(3)Purging Process: The first step for determining which documents in file require purging begins with their selection according to purge criteria as described in section (2) of this rule.
(4)Process for Retention: When the CIUS wishes to retain information which has been recommended for purge, he/she must substantiate his/her reasons for retention to the Chief Investigator. Final decision on retention is made by the Attorney-in-Charge of the Organized Crime Section. In matters of great exception, the final decision will be made by the Chief Counsel of the Criminal Justice Division.
(5)Retention Period: Any information ordered retained will be placed in the permanent section of the central file for a new retention period of five years from date of re-entry.
Rule 137-090-0160 — Purging,