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Technical Surveillance Countermeasures

Mission

TSCM heat source.pngNCIS Technical Investigators are responsible for conducting the Navy's Technical Surveillance Countermeasures mission.  They conduct investigations to protect the Department of the Navy's classified information and critical infrastructure from being compromised by technical means (for example, through covert listening devices or other surveillance technology) employed by foreign intelligence or other parties. These NCIS professionals assess vulnerabilities and identify and resolve technical surveillance threats.

NCIS Technical Investigators serve in TSCM units at NCIS Headquarters and select NCIS field offices around the world, where they are best positioned to meet the needs of the U.S. Navy commands they support.

In addition to conducting technical surveillance countermeasures investigations for the Navy, NCIS is the Department of the Navy's program manager for TSCM, working in concert with the U.S. Marine Corps' TSCM program and other DoD TSCM programs to provide policy guidance and other support.

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NCIS AT A GLANCE

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WHO WE ARE

NCIS is a civilian law enforcement agency with a mission focus to investigate and defeat threats to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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WHAT WE DO

Our strategic goals are and will remain consistent: prevent terrorism, protect secrets and reduce crime.

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LOCATIONS

NCIS operates from 18 field offices and 191 satellite sites including offices in 41 foreign countries and every Navy aircraft carrier.

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LEADERSHIP

NCIS Director Andrew Traver reports directly to the Secretary of the Navy. This alignment ensures a close relationship with the uniformed Naval services and a valuable objectivity.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Our mission requires dynamic partnerships with the DON and with other law enforcement organizations locally and globally.

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CAREERS

Our most valuable resource is our highly skilled, diverse, and agile workforce. Join the NCIS family of Special Agents, analysts, and professional staff.