Contraband Screening for Criminal Justice Applications, 76860-76861 [2013-30241]

Download as PDF 76860 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2013 / Notices Summary of Information Collection (1) Type of information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act Registration Form. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: ATF F 5070.1. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or ForProfit. Other: None. Need for Collection The purpose of the information collection is to register delivery sellers of cigarettes and/or smokeless tobacco products with the Attorney General in order to continue to sell and/or advertise these tobacco products. Respondents will register the information on ATF F 5070.1. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 3,000 respondents will take 1 hour to complete the form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual total burden hours associated with this information collection is 3,000 hours. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: December 13, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–30155 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit 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 February 18, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have 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 Anita Scheddel, Explosives Industry Programs Branch at eipb-informationcollection@atf.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. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Summary of Information Collection Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Inventories, Licensed Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Permittees. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: ATF REC 5400/1. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Number 1140–0028] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Inventories, Licensed Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Permittees ACTION: 60-Day notice. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other forprofit. Other: None. Need for Collection The records show the explosive material inventories of those persons engaged in various activities within the explosives industry and are used by the government as initial figures from which an audit trail can be developed during the course of a compliance inspection or criminal investigation. Licensees and permittees shall keep records on the business premises for five years from the date a transaction occurs or until discontinuance of business or operations by licensees or permittees. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 10,466 respondents will take 2 hours to complete the records. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 20,932 annual total burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: December 13, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–30154 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1640] Contraband Screening for Criminal Justice Applications National Institute of Justice, JPO, DOJ. ACTION: Notice of request for information. AGENCY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting information on commercially available person screening portals or detectors for use by criminal justice and law enforcement for the detection of contraband. Screening technology is widely used by criminal justice practitioners (in particular, correctional facilities) to improve the safety and security of staff, visitors, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2013 / Notices inmates, and suspects. Technologies that can detect non-metallic objects and/ or items concealed within body cavities are the primary focus of this Request for Information (RFI), but information on traditional metal detectors will also be accepted. The NIJ Sensor, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence (SSBT CoE) intends to produce and publish a market survey report on contraband screening technologies to inform the criminal justice community. Information Sought: The NIJ SSBT CoE seeks input to inform the planning and preparation of an upcoming Contraband Screening Technology Report. Vendors who respond to this request for information are invited to provide general comments with regard to this report for the SSBT CoE to consider, including which categories are appropriate for product comparison. Vendors are also invited to provide suggestions for product or technology content related to contraband screening for consideration for inclusion in the report. Content related to screening on non-metallic objects and/or items concealed within body cavities is encouraged. The NIJ SSBT CoE intends to include, at minimum, the following categories of information for each contraband screening system/device: 1. Model Number and Name of the screening system/device. 2. Technology used by the system/ device for detection (e.g., transmission x-ray, active millimeter wave). 3. Size Class of the system/device: Fixed, Portable, or Handheld. 4. Physical Dimensions of the system/ device. 5. Weight of the system/device. 6. Whether the system/device Detects Metal objects. a. If YES, whether there are any types of metals that are NOT detected by the system. 7. Whether the system/device Detects Non-Metal objects. a. If YES, whether any of the following can be detected by the system/device: Liquids (in a container or bag), Gels (in a container or bag), Plastic, Wood, Ceramic, Powder (in a small packet), and/or Paper (e.g., folded currency). 8. Whether the system/device can detect objects Concealed within Body Cavities. a. If YES, whether any screening limitations exist or if all body cavities are covered by the system/device. 9. For object materials detected by the system/device (Question #6–7), the minimum Detected Size of objects on a person and concealed within body cavities. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 10. Scan Rate of the system/device. 11. Total Inspection Time per individual screened with the system/ device (i.e. Throughput). 12. Penetration Depth of the system/ device’s scan when used on a clothed person. 13. Whether the system/device scan penetrates concealed Body Armor. If so, what classifications or types of armor can be imaged through. 14. Spatial Resolution of the system/ device scan with respect to concealed object dimensions/features (indicate Not Applicable for a system/device that only provides a detection alarm and no image). 15. When scanning a person, the Information View displayed to the operator—Alarm Only, Body Location Alarm, Anomaly Image, Body Region Image, or Full Body Image. 16. Whether the system/device includes any Privacy safeguards or features (e.g., remote viewing, body masking). 17. Image Visualization Time of the system/device—Alarm Only, Real-Time Dynamic Imaging, Delayed Dynamic Imaging, or Static Imaging. 18. Data Management provided for images and alarms, with respect to saving, archiving, retrieving, and printing subject scan information. 19. Power requirements of the system/ device. 20. Regulatory & Compliance Safety requirements and/or standards that the system/device adheres to. 21. Warranty that comes standard with the system/device. 22. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). 23. Extended Maintenance plans available. 24. Cost(s) of any Service Contracts. 25. Other information or notes that are relevant to the system/device. If a vendor wishes to submit information on screening technology or product(s), the CoE would prefer that a separate set of responses be submitted for each screening device/portal for which information is being provided. Only products that are commercially available for general purchase in the United States as of January 21, 2014 will be considered for inclusion in the report. It is recommended that the responses follow the information numbering included above for ease of reference. Responses to this request will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Responses to this request may be submitted electronically in the body of or as an attachment to an email DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76861 sent to ssbtcoe@mantech.com with the recommended subject line ‘‘Contraband Screening Federal Register Response’’. Questions and responses may also be sent by mail (please allow additional time for processing) to the address: NLECTC Sensor, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence, ManTech International Corporation, ATTN: Contraband Screening Federal Register Response, 1000 Technology Dr. Ste 2310, Fairmont, WV 26554. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For more information on this request for information contact Lars Ericson (SSBT CoE) at (304) 368–4216 or lars.ericson@ mantech.com. For more information on the NIJ SSBT CoE, visit https:// www.justnet.org/our_centers/COEs/ sensor-tce.html or contact Mark Greene (NIJ Office of Science and Technology) at (202) 307–3384 or mark.greene2@ usdoj.gov. Please note that these are not toll-free telephone numbers. Gregory K. Ridgeway, Acting Director, National Institute of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–30241 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1638] Body-Worn Cameras for Criminal Justice Applications AGENCY: National Institute of Justice, DOJ. Notice of request for information. ACTION: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting information on commercially available body-worn cameras (BWCs) marketed for use by criminal justice and law enforcement agencies. These products are also sometimes called officer-worn or wearable cameras. The use of BWCs by criminal justice practitioners (e.g., patrol, corrections, SWAT and other tactical responders) offers potential advantages in keeping officers safe, enabling situational awareness, improving community relations and accountability, and providing evidence for trial. The NIJ Sensor, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence (SSBT CoE) intends to update and revise the 2011 market survey reference, Body Worn Camera Information Sheet (http://goo.gl/ rSWrcV). Information Sought: The NIJ SSBJ CoE seeks input on its Body Worn Camera SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2013-30241]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1640]


Contraband Screening for Criminal Justice Applications

AGENCY: National Institute of Justice, JPO, DOJ.

ACTION: Notice of request for information.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting 
information on commercially available person screening portals or 
detectors for use by criminal justice and law enforcement for the 
detection of contraband. Screening technology is widely used by 
criminal justice practitioners (in particular, correctional facilities) 
to improve the safety and security of staff, visitors,

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inmates, and suspects. Technologies that can detect non-metallic 
objects and/or items concealed within body cavities are the primary 
focus of this Request for Information (RFI), but information on 
traditional metal detectors will also be accepted. The NIJ Sensor, 
Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence (SSBT CoE) 
intends to produce and publish a market survey report on contraband 
screening technologies to inform the criminal justice community.
    Information Sought: The NIJ SSBT CoE seeks input to inform the 
planning and preparation of an upcoming Contraband Screening Technology 
Report. Vendors who respond to this request for information are invited 
to provide general comments with regard to this report for the SSBT CoE 
to consider, including which categories are appropriate for product 
comparison. Vendors are also invited to provide suggestions for product 
or technology content related to contraband screening for consideration 
for inclusion in the report. Content related to screening on non-
metallic objects and/or items concealed within body cavities is 
encouraged. The NIJ SSBT CoE intends to include, at minimum, the 
following categories of information for each contraband screening 
system/device:
    1. Model Number and Name of the screening system/device.
    2. Technology used by the system/device for detection (e.g., 
transmission x-ray, active millimeter wave).
    3. Size Class of the system/device: Fixed, Portable, or Handheld.
    4. Physical Dimensions of the system/device.
    5. Weight of the system/device.
    6. Whether the system/device Detects Metal objects.
    a. If YES, whether there are any types of metals that are NOT 
detected by the system.
    7. Whether the system/device Detects Non-Metal objects.
    a. If YES, whether any of the following can be detected by the 
system/device: Liquids (in a container or bag), Gels (in a container or 
bag), Plastic, Wood, Ceramic, Powder (in a small packet), and/or Paper 
(e.g., folded currency).
    8. Whether the system/device can detect objects Concealed within 
Body Cavities.
    a. If YES, whether any screening limitations exist or if all body 
cavities are covered by the system/device.
    9. For object materials detected by the system/device (Question 
6-7), the minimum Detected Size of objects on a person and 
concealed within body cavities.
    10. Scan Rate of the system/device.
    11. Total Inspection Time per individual screened with the system/
device (i.e. Throughput).
    12. Penetration Depth of the system/device's scan when used on a 
clothed person.
    13. Whether the system/device scan penetrates concealed Body Armor. 
If so, what classifications or types of armor can be imaged through.
    14. Spatial Resolution of the system/device scan with respect to 
concealed object dimensions/features (indicate Not Applicable for a 
system/device that only provides a detection alarm and no image).
    15. When scanning a person, the Information View displayed to the 
operator--Alarm Only, Body Location Alarm, Anomaly Image, Body Region 
Image, or Full Body Image.
    16. Whether the system/device includes any Privacy safeguards or 
features (e.g., remote viewing, body masking).
    17. Image Visualization Time of the system/device--Alarm Only, 
Real-Time Dynamic Imaging, Delayed Dynamic Imaging, or Static Imaging.
    18. Data Management provided for images and alarms, with respect to 
saving, archiving, retrieving, and printing subject scan information.
    19. Power requirements of the system/device.
    20. Regulatory & Compliance Safety requirements and/or standards 
that the system/device adheres to.
    21. Warranty that comes standard with the system/device.
    22. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP).
    23. Extended Maintenance plans available.
    24. Cost(s) of any Service Contracts.
    25. Other information or notes that are relevant to the system/
device.
    If a vendor wishes to submit information on screening technology or 
product(s), the CoE would prefer that a separate set of responses be 
submitted for each screening device/portal for which information is 
being provided. Only products that are commercially available for 
general purchase in the United States as of January 21, 2014 will be 
considered for inclusion in the report. It is recommended that the 
responses follow the information numbering included above for ease of 
reference.

DATES: Responses to this request will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. 
Eastern Time on January 21, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Responses to this request may be submitted electronically in 
the body of or as an attachment to an email sent to ssbtcoe@mantech.com 
with the recommended subject line ``Contraband Screening Federal 
Register Response''. Questions and responses may also be sent by mail 
(please allow additional time for processing) to the address: NLECTC 
Sensor, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence, 
ManTech International Corporation, ATTN: Contraband Screening Federal 
Register Response, 1000 Technology Dr. Ste 2310, Fairmont, WV 26554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For more information on this request 
for information contact Lars Ericson (SSBT CoE) at (304) 368-4216 or 
lars.ericson@mantech.com. For more information on the NIJ SSBT CoE, 
visit https://www.justnet.org/our_centers/COEs/sensor-tce.html or 
contact Mark Greene (NIJ Office of Science and Technology) at (202) 
307-3384 or mark.greene2@usdoj.gov. Please note that these are not 
toll-free telephone numbers.

Gregory K. Ridgeway,
Acting Director, National Institute of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-30241 Filed 12-18-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-18-P