30-day notice of information collection under review: Number of Full-time Law Enforcement Employees as of October 31.
The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 70, Number 187, Page 56737 on September 28, 2005, allowing for a 60 day comment period.
The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until January 6, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this Start Printed Page 72853notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to Gregory E. Scarbro, Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS), Module E-3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile to (304) 625-3566.
Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. 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 of other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
Overview of this information collection:
(1) Type of information collection: Revision of currently approved collection.
(2) The title of the form/collection: Number of Full-time Law Enforcement Employees as of October 31.
(3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Forms 1-711, 1-711a, 1-711b Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Local and State Law Enforcement Agencies. This collection is needed to collect information to determine the number of Civilian and sworn full-time law enforcement employees throughout the United States. Data are tabulated and published in the annual publication Crime in the United States.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are approximately 17,499 law enforcement agency respondents at 8 minutes per report.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with this collection: There are approximately 2,333 hours annual burden associated with this information collection.
If additional information is required contact: Ms. Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.Start Signature
Dated: November 30, 2005.
Brenda E. Dyer,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E5-6964 Filed 12-6-05; 8:45 am]
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