Data/Source Reliability

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Data Reliability

  • Class A - Hard data gathered from physical examination by a Class A source.
  • Class B - Intelligence projection based on hardcopy, photos, plans, or repeated scans/encounters over protracted periods by a Class A source.
  • Class C - Intelligence projection based on repeated scans/encounters by a Class A source, or on hardcopy, photos, plans or repeated scans/encounters over protracted periods by a Class B source.
  • Class D - Intelligence projection based on five or fewer scans/encounters by a Class A source, on repeated scans/encounters by a Class B source, or on hardcopy, photos, plans, or repeated scans/encounters over a protracted period by a Class C source.
  • Class E - Speculative projection based on hearsay/transmissions from official/semi-official sources, on five or fewer scans/encounters by a Class B source, or on repeated scans/encounters by a Class C source. No hardcopy, photos, or plans are available.
  • Class F - Speculative projection based on hearsay/transmissions from unofficial sources.

Source Reliability

  • Class A - Active or retired intelligence operatives, Star Fleet officers and enlisted personnel, or UFP diplomats, employees, and contractors with active Top Secret clearance or greater.
  • Class B - Active or retired intelligence operatives, Star Fleet officers and enlisted personnel, or UFP diplomats, employees, and contractors with active Secret clearance.
  • Class C - Active or retired intelligence operatives, Star Fleet officers and enlisted personnel, or UFP diplomats, employees, and contractors with active Classified or Confidential clearance or inactive Top Secret clearance.
  • Class D - Active or retired intelligence operatives, Star Fleet officers and enlisted personnel, or UFP diplomats, employees with inactive Secret clearance; executives from major corporations, particularly those with government contracts; private citizens with official, semi-official, or prominent positions who are engaged in travel, correspondence, or communication.
  • Class E - Freetraders or corporate executives from lesser corporations; citizens engaged in travel, correspondence, or communication; known or suspected enemy agents; defectors.
  • Class F - Street informants; captured enemy personnel.

Ratings

  • Data Reliability Ratings - After receiving intelligence from a field operative, intelligence analysts in the Plans and Policies Division assess the data for its intelligence value, and assign it a Data Reliability Rating, according to the following criteria.
  • Source Reliability Ratings - When submitting an intelligent report, field agents are required to assess the reliability of their information source using the guidelines given below. This assessment may have considerable bearing on the final Reliability Rating that intelligence analysts give the data.