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Per DHS Directive 257-01, RETIRED and SEPARATED FROM SERVICE LEO credentials from CBP or its predecessor agencies continue to satisfy the photographic identification requirements for LEOSA when the credential contains the required elements identified in DHS Directive, 257-01, Rev 1, subsection V.H. Therefore, no separate photographic identification is required, and the application for the CBP LEOSA Photographic Identification is optional. DHS Directive states:

“DHS Components may allow law enforcement officers who are retiring or separating from a law enforcement position in good standing to retain their credentials (containing their photograph, name, signature and position title or other indication that the individual was employed as a law enforcement officer) stamped or perforated, such as with the word “Retired” or “Separated.”

U.S. Department of State

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