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Pentagon: ‘Disturbing’ lapse in providing criminal justice data to the FBI

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon watchdog agency says that it found a “disturbing” number of failures this year by the military services to the attention of the FBI criminal history data.

In a report Tuesday, the Pentagon inspector general released the results of a monthslong review, coincidentally, was the filling in of the at the time of the Nov. 5 Texas church shooting in which a former air force member 26 people killed. The former pilot, Devin P. Kelley, were convicted for abuse of family members in a 2012 court martial, but the information was not passed on to the FBI, as required by Pentagon regulations.

Tuesday’s report said that from February to October, the military law enforcement organizations do not submit 24 percent of the required fingerprint cards and 31 percent of the required reports of the court martial convictions.

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