Navy increases base security after NSN shooting, By Catherine Rogers March 31, 2014
The new measure requires drivers presenting a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to be subject to a criminal history check by the
database will check for previous convictions or outstanding warrants that are
grounds for denying the driver access to the base, according to Navy Region
Mid-Atlantic access standards — not the TWIC eligibility criteria. National Crime Information
That means if a driver has any felony convictions within the last ten years, misdemeanor convictions within the last five years for crimes of violence, larceny, drugs or habitual offenses, or is a convicted sex offender, he won’t be granted access.
The Navy’s Region Commander, Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, ordered the additional security measures last week. Before then, drivers with a TWIC were not subject to that kind of screening.