[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 31, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15378-15379]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-7851]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation


Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division; Agency 
Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request

ACTION: Notice of information collection under review: law enforcement 
officers killed and assaulted (LEOKA).

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    The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments 
from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will 
be accepted until June 1, 1999.
    Request written comments and suggestions from the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information. 
Comments should address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) 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;
    (2) 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;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) 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.

Comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this 
notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated 
response time, should be directed to Greg Scarbro (phone number and 
address listed below). Additional information as well as copies of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions are 
available by contacting Greg Scarbro, Unit Chief, telephone 304-625-
4830, FBI, CJIS Division, Statistical Unit, E-3, 1000 Custer Hollow 
Road, Clarksburg, WV 26306.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, 
of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Law Enforcement Officers 
Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA).

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    (3) The agency form number, if any, and applicable component of the 
department sponsoring the collection. Form: 1-705. Federal Bureau of 
Investigation, Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as brief abstract. Primary: Local and State Law Enforcement 
Agencies. This collection is needed to provide data regarding Law 
Enforcement Offices Killed and Assaulted throughout the United States. 
Data is tabulated and published in the comprehensive annual Law 
Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted.
    (5) The FBI UCR Program is currently reviewing its race and 
ethnicity data collection in compliance with the Office of Management 
and Budget's Revisions for the Standards for the Classification of 
Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity.
    (6) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to reply: 17,667 agencies 
with 212,004 estimated annual responses (includes zero reports); and 
with an average completion time of 7 minutes a month per responding 
agency.
    (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with this collection: 24,734 hours annually.

If additional information is required contact: Mr. Robert B. Briggs, 
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Information 
Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, Suite 850, 
Washington Center, 1001 G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20530.

    Dated: March 26, 1999.
Robert B. Briggs,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 99-7851 Filed 3-30-99; 8:45 am]
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