Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Law Enforcement-Investigation


Category-Subcategory: Law Enforcement-Investigation
Category Description:

Related to techniques and procedures for law enforcement operations, investigations, prosecutions, or enforcement actions.

Subcategory Description: Related to information obtained during the course of a law enforcement investigation.
Marking: INV


  • CUI Specified authorities include specific handling practices that differ from general CUI requirements. For Specified authorities, reference individual Safeguarding/Dissemination control citations for distinct requirements
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.

Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
6 CFR Part 5 Appendix C(a) Basic  
18 CFR 1b.20 Specified 18 CFR 1b.15
18 CFR 1b.9 Basic  
21 CFR 20.64(d)(4) Specified  
10 CFR 2.390(c)(3)(v) Basic  
10 CFR 820.12 Basic  
10 CFR 824.12 Basic  
10 CFR 851.40 Basic  



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.