Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Law Enforcement-Whistleblower Identity


Category-Subcategory: Law Enforcement-Whistleblower Identity
Category Description:

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

Subcategory Description: Identity of any individual, or 2 or more individuals acting jointly, who provides information relating to a legal violation or illicit activity, including information provided by a whistleblower which could reasonably be expected to reveal the identity of a whistleblower.
Marking: WHSTL




  • 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
7 USC 26(h)(2) 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.