Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection: 2018 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA), 53109-53110 [2018-22803]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 203 / Friday, October 19, 2018 / Notices amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Rachel Morgan, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: rachel.morgan@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–1707). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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 Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2019 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number for the questionnaire is SCS–1. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The survey will be administered to persons ages 12 to 18 in NCVS sampled households in the United States from January through June 2019. The SCS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistics on the students’ victimization, perceptions of school environment, and safety at school. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Oct 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimate of the total number of respondents is 8,567 persons ages 12 to 18. Of the 8,567 SCS respondents, 86% or 7,402 are expected to complete the long SCS interview (entire SCS questionnaire) which will take an estimated 16 minutes (0.27 hours) to complete. The remaining 14% or 1,165 SCS respondents are expected to complete the short interview (i.e. will be screened out for not being in school), which will take an estimated 2.5 minutes (0.04 hours) to complete. Respondents will be asked to respond to this survey only once during the six month period. The burden estimates are based on data from the prior administration of the SCS. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 2,046 annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N street NE, 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: October 16, 2018 Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–22804 Filed 10–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0255] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection: 2018 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA) Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53109 was previously published in the Federal Register on Monday, July 23, 2018, allowing a 60-day comment period. Following publication of the 60-day notice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics received one communication containing general comments on the importance of the collection. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 30 days until November 19, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 Anthony S. Whyde, Statistician, Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Anthony.Whyde@usdoj.gov; phone: 202–307–0711). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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 Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2018 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA). (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 53110 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 203 / Friday, October 19, 2018 / Notices Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is CJ–52. The applicable component within the Department of Justice that is sponsoring this collection is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: This information collection is a census of regional, state, and local law enforcement training academies that operated a basic training program in 2018. The 2018 survey builds upon the previous three iterations of the CLETA data collection referencing 2013, 2006, and 2002. BJS plans to field the 2018 CLETA from January through August 2019. The information will provide national statistics on staff, recruits/ trainees, curricula, facilities, and policies of law enforcement training academies. Abstract: The 2018 CLETA will focus on the same topics as the 2013 collection: the number and type of law enforcement agencies served by academies, the academies’ accreditation status, oversight responsibilities related to field training, reasons for recruits failing to complete their training program, and subject areas covered in the training program curricula. While there will be no content changes, BJS will modify the format and design of several survey items to improve measurement and remove questions from the 2013 survey that covered topics that may no longer be relevant. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: A projected 950 respondents will take an average of 2 hours each to complete form CJ–52, including time to research or find information not readily available. In addition, an estimated 570 of the respondents will be contacted for data quality follow-up by phone at 10 minutes per call. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 1,995 total burden hours associated with this information collection. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: October 16, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–22803 Filed 10–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Oct 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested; New Collection: Survey of State Attorneys General Offices (SSAGO): Human Trafficking Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 6, 2018, allowing for a 60 day comment period. Six comments from the public were received during this period and are thoroughly addressed in the supporting statement for this collection. Briefly, three comments stated support for the survey and three comments requested more information but did not provide any follow-up comments. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 day until November 19, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 Suzanne M. Strong, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Suzanne.M.Strong@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–3666). Written comments and/or suggestions can also be sent to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_ submissions@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 —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 agencies 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 Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of State Attorneys General Offices (SSAGO)—Human Trafficking. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number for the questionnaire is SSAGO–2. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Respondents will be state attorneys general or deputy attorneys within the state and territory attorneys general offices who work on human trafficking matters. The SSAGO:HT will be conducted for a three (3) month period. The survey collects data on the staffing of state attorneys general offices, including the total number of deputy attorneys general and access to support staff. The survey also collects information on the types and numbers of human trafficking matters referred to the state attorneys general offices, the sources of the referrals of human trafficking matters, the estimates of labor and sex trafficking cases, the types of victims in labor and sex trafficking cases, the types of offenders of labor and sex trafficking cases, the manner in which criminal and civil human trafficking cases were closed in court, and state attorneys general offices’ participation in state and federal human trafficking task forces. BJS plans to publish this information in reports and reference it when responding to queries from the U.S. Congress, Executive Office E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0255]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously 
Approved Collection: 2018 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies 
(CLETA)

AGENCY: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, 
Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 was 
previously published in the Federal Register on Monday, July 23, 2018, 
allowing a 60-day comment period. Following publication of the 60-day 
notice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics received one communication 
containing general comments on the importance of the collection.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 30 days until 
November 19, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 
Anthony S. Whyde, Statistician, Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Bureau 
of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 
(email: [email protected]; phone: 202-307-0711).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Bureau of Justice 
Statistics, 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;
--Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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 Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of 
a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2018 Census of Law 
Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA).
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the

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Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is CJ-52. The 
applicable component within the Department of Justice that is 
sponsoring this collection is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office 
of Justice Programs.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: This information collection is a census of 
regional, state, and local law enforcement training academies that 
operated a basic training program in 2018. The 2018 survey builds upon 
the previous three iterations of the CLETA data collection referencing 
2013, 2006, and 2002. BJS plans to field the 2018 CLETA from January 
through August 2019. The information will provide national statistics 
on staff, recruits/trainees, curricula, facilities, and policies of law 
enforcement training academies.
    Abstract: The 2018 CLETA will focus on the same topics as the 2013 
collection: the number and type of law enforcement agencies served by 
academies, the academies' accreditation status, oversight 
responsibilities related to field training, reasons for recruits 
failing to complete their training program, and subject areas covered 
in the training program curricula. While there will be no content 
changes, BJS will modify the format and design of several survey items 
to improve measurement and remove questions from the 2013 survey that 
covered topics that may no longer be relevant.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: A projected 950 
respondents will take an average of 2 hours each to complete form CJ-
52, including time to research or find information not readily 
available. In addition, an estimated 570 of the respondents will be 
contacted for data quality follow-up by phone at 10 minutes per call.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 1,995 total burden hours 
associated with this information collection.
    If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: October 16, 2018.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2018-22803 Filed 10-18-18; 8:45 am]
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