The purpose of this award is to provide funding to administer the 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies (CSLLEA). This census will obtain information about the personnel and functions of State and local law enforcement agencies in the United States with a 2-page data collection form. A sample of agencies will receive a 4- page form, instead of the 2-page form, that will collect information related to recruitment, selection, hiring, and retention of sworn personnel. Applicants are encouraged to review the 2004 CSLLEA 2-page instrument and related statistical report available on the BJS website at . A draft data collection instrument and respondent list will be provided by BJS. BJS anticipates making one award for a 12- month period under this solicitation, with an award date on or after June 1, 2008. BJS is authorized to issue this solicitation under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, Section 302, as amended.