[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 53 (Tuesday, March 18, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14485-14486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-5382]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1103-NEW]


 Office of Community Oriented Policing Services; Agency 
Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments 
Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 
Situational Policing Officer and Neighborhood Survey.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented 
Policing Services (COPS) 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 revision of a currently approved information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for 30 days for public 
comment until April 17, 2008. 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 Rebekah Dorr, Department of Justice Office 
of Community Oriented Policing Services, 1100 Vermont Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20530.
    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

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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 Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Proposed collection; comments 
requested.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Situational Policing Officer and 
Neighborhood Survey.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: None. U.S. Department of Justice 
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: A small number of law enforcement 
officers and residents in the following jurisdictions: Pittsburgh, PA, 
Cleveland, OH, Akron, OH and Ohio County, WV.
    (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 approximately 1,600 respondents for the neighborhood 
survey for an average of 15 minutes per response. It is estimated that 
approximately 200 respondents for the officer survey for an average of 
10 minutes per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated burden is 433.5 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: 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: March 14, 2008.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E8-5382 Filed 3-17-08; 8:45 am]
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