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The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment until September 13, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Written comments and suggestions from the pubic and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of 16:35 Aug 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 enforcement gang units will complete a 1-hour questionnaire (LEGU–07). (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in hours) Associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 450 hours. (450 data collection forms completed by a commanding officer from each unit * one hour per form = 450 burden hours) If additional information is required contact: Ms. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: August 8, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–15929 Filed 8–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P Overview of This Information ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. 45447 (1) Type of Information Collection: New Collection, Survey of Law Enforcement Gang Units, 2007. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2007 Survey of Law Enforcement Gang Units. (3) The Agency Form Number, if any, and the Applicable Component of the Department Sponsoring the Collection: The form number is LEGU–07, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected Public Who Will be Asked or Required to Respond, as well as a Brief Abstract: All law enforcement gang units in police agencies with 100 or more officers. This nationwide information collection will identify all large law enforcement agencies (those with 100 or more officers) in which there is a specialized unit staffed with full-time personnel that focuses primarily on gang activity. Information will be gathered about the operations, workload, policies, and procedures of these gang units. The information collected will provide a comprehensive look at the way in which large law enforcement agencies are organized to respond to gang problems and the types of gang prevention tactics that are employed. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-NEW]


Bureau of Justice Statistics; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-day notice of new information collection: 2007 Survey of Law 
Enforcement Gang Units.

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    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of 
Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain 
comments from the public and affected agencies. The proposed 
information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 
Volume 72, Number 102, pages 29550-29551 on May 29, 2007, allowing for 
a 60-day public comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comment until September 13, 2007. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated 
response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention 
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, 
comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-5806.
    Written comments and suggestions from the pubic and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following 
four points:

--Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
--Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
--Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information

    (1) Type of Information Collection: New Collection, Survey of Law 
Enforcement Gang Units, 2007.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2007 Survey of Law 
Enforcement Gang Units.
    (3) The Agency Form Number, if any, and the Applicable Component of 
the Department Sponsoring the Collection: The form number is LEGU-07, 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, United States 
Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected Public Who Will be Asked or Required to Respond, as 
well as a Brief Abstract: All law enforcement gang units in police 
agencies with 100 or more officers. This nationwide information 
collection will identify all large law enforcement agencies (those with 
100 or more officers) in which there is a specialized unit staffed with 
full-time personnel that focuses primarily on gang activity. 
Information will be gathered about the operations, workload, policies, 
and procedures of these gang units. The information collected will 
provide a comprehensive look at the way in which large law enforcement 
agencies are organized to respond to gang problems and the types of 
gang prevention tactics that are employed. Summary measures of gang 
activity in the agencies' jurisdictions will supply some standardized 
metrics with which to compare jurisdictions.
    (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount 
of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: An estimated 
450 law enforcement gang units will complete a 1-hour questionnaire 
(LEGU-07).
    (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in hours) Associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is 450 hours. (450 data collection forms completed by a 
commanding officer from each unit * one hour per form = 450 burden 
hours)
    If additional information is required contact: Ms. Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry 
Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: August 8, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E7-15929 Filed 8-13-07; 8:45 am]
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