Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

DOJ BJS Census of Tribal Justice Agencies – Information Collection Notice

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), is seeking comments on a proposed information collection request regarding a Census of Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies (CTLEA).

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.

Comment must be submitted on or before June 9, 2017. For more information please contact Steven W. Perry, Statistician, Prosecution and Judicial Statistics, Bureau of Justice Statistics.