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E8–12467 Filed 6–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MC–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0240] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until August 4, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have additional comments, especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact: Brian Reaves, (202) 616–3287, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 or Brian.Reaves@usdoj.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:46 Jun 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 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: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. (3) The Agency Form Number, and the Applicable Component of the Department Sponsoring the Collection: The form numbers are CJ–38L and CJ– 38S, 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 State and local law enforcement agencies with at least 1 full-time or part-time sworn officer. This nationwide information collection will identify all State and local law enforcement agencies, their number of sworn and civilian employees, and the functions they perform. Additional information pertaining to issues of recruiting, hiring and retention will be gathered from a sample of agencies. The information collected will provide national counts of law enforcement employees, track national growth trends in law enforcement and identify agencies with recruitment and retention problems. Agencies with successful recruitment and retention records can be compared with those dealing with staff shortages to determine ways in which the recruitment and retention of sworn personnel can be improved in those agencies. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent To Respond: An estimated 15,775 law enforcement agencies will complete 30minute questionnaire (CJ–38S), and 3,225 agencies will complete a 90minute questionnaire (CJ–38L). PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31883 (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated With the Collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 12,725 hours. (15,775 data collection forms completed at 30 minutes = 7,888 burden hours and 3,255 forms completed at 90 minutes each = 4,837 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: May 30, 2008. Ms. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–12480 Filed 6–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE National Institute of Corrections Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Document: A Guide To Planning Jail Programs National Institute of Corrections, Department of Justice. ACTION: Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Institute of Corrections, Jails Division, is seeking applications for the development of a document that provides jail staff with a guide on developing and implementing programs for jail inmates. DATES: Applications must be received by 4 p.m., Friday, July 11, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mailed applications must be sent to: Director, National Institute of Corrections, 320 First Street, NW., Room 5007, Washington, DC 20534. Applicants are encouraged to use Federal Express, UPS, or similar service to ensure delivery by the due date. Hand delivered applications should be brought to 500 First Street, NW., Washington, DC 20534. At the front desk, dial 7–3106, ext. 0 for pickup. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications can be submitted via http://www.grants.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this announcement and the required application forms can be downloaded from the NIC Web page at http://www.nicic.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0240]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 2008 
Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), 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. Comments are encouraged 
and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' until August 4, 2008. This 
process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have additional comments, especially on the estimated public 
burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions or 
additional information, please contact: Brian Reaves, (202) 616-3287, 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of 
Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 or 
Brian.Reaves@usdoj.gov.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public 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: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement 
Agencies.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2008 Census of State and 
Local Law Enforcement Agencies.
    (3) The Agency Form Number, and the Applicable Component of the 
Department Sponsoring the Collection: The form numbers are CJ-38L and 
CJ-38S, 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 State and local law enforcement agencies 
with at least 1 full-time or part-time sworn officer. This nationwide 
information collection will identify all State and local law 
enforcement agencies, their number of sworn and civilian employees, and 
the functions they perform. Additional information pertaining to issues 
of recruiting, hiring and retention will be gathered from a sample of 
agencies. The information collected will provide national counts of law 
enforcement employees, track national growth trends in law enforcement 
and identify agencies with recruitment and retention problems. Agencies 
with successful recruitment and retention records can be compared with 
those dealing with staff shortages to determine ways in which the 
recruitment and retention of sworn personnel can be improved in those 
agencies.
    (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount 
of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent To Respond: An estimated 
15,775 law enforcement agencies will complete 30-minute questionnaire 
(CJ-38S), and 3,225 agencies will complete a 90-minute questionnaire 
(CJ-38L).
    (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated 
With the Collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is 12,725 hours. (15,775 data collection forms completed at 
30 minutes = 7,888 burden hours and 3,255 forms completed at 90 minutes 
each = 4,837 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: May 30, 2008.
Ms. Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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