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5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue brief provides specific examples of how to use data to support positive youth outcomes, promote accountability and collaborate with other juvenile justice-involved agencies. It is one of a series of briefs being developed through the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. March 2018. 2 pages. NCJ 251592
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The 8% Solution
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses California's 8% Solution study and the 8% Early Intervention Program that examined the needs of and made available treatment services for "at risk" juveniles. November 2001. NCJ 192272
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Advancing Use of Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation
OJJDP-Sponsored. This demonstration project used a quasi-experimental vs. comparison design to study the impact of implementing validated tools for assessing risk for violence and screening for behavioral health problems. June 2014. 202 pages. NCJ 249155
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Assessing a Residential Treatment Program in the Context of Rhode Island's Juvenile Justice Reforms
OJJDP-Sponsored. This research examines a large database on information about the 2,053 boys who resided at Ocean Tides, Inc., an in-house residential school and rehabilitation program for adjudicated boys, for treatment and care from 1975 through 2015. 2017. 63 pages. NCJ 251033
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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Provides an indepth history of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program, reviews the developmental perspective shaping juvenile accountability, and offers case histories illustrating effective practices that promote accountability. April 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 184745
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Bridging Research and Practice for Juvenile Justice: Systematizing the Approach
OJJDP-Sponsored. Using a systematic approach, the Urban Institute team identified Applying a Child and Adolescent Developmental Approach to Practice as a pressing gap in the field. December 2016. 29 pages. NCJ 250490
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Capacity Building for Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatment
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses drug testing in the juvenile justice system, youth case management, capacity building in the juvenile justice system, and a project to provide technical assistance in identifying substance-abusing youth and providing appropriate intervention. December 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 167251
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Community Supervision of Underage Drinking Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin provides a theoretical overview on which to base policies, procedures, and practices to help professionals effectively supervise underage drinkers in the community. October 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237147
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. June 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 224538
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. June 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 230168
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2008 by U.S. juvenile courts for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations. The estimates are based on data from more than 2,300 courts with jurisdiction over 82% of the nationís juvenile population. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 236479
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Establishing and Maintaining Interagency Information Sharing
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents the necessary elements to develop and maintain an interagency information-sharing program to be used by representatives from juvenile courts, probation, social services, education, law enforcement, prosecution, and other juvenile justice partners who serve at-risk and delinquent youth. March 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 178281
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Evaluation of Radius: A Program for Justice-Involved Girls in the Twin Cities
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings of and recommendations from an evaluation of Radius, a Volunteers of America-Minnesota program. Radius serves justice-involved girls ages 12 through 18 and combines multiple best practice approaches for working with this population. December 2015. 74 pages. NCJ 249775
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An Examination of Ethnic Disparities in Arizona's Juvenile Justice System, Final Technical Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study sought to address gaps in the research of Latino youth in the juvenile justice system with a comprehensive assessment of juvenile justice case processing for a two-year period in the state of Arizona. September 2016. 84 pages. NCJ 250803
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Focus on Accountability: Best Practices for Juvenile Court and Probation
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Describes what it means to hold juvenile offenders accountable, details the role of the juvenile court and probation department, identifies the key elements of programs that promote accountability, and presents examples of exemplary community-based initiatives. August 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 177611
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Gang Suppression and Intervention: Community Models, Research Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Presents a prototype for the design and mobilization of community efforts to counter youth gangs through efforts by police, prosecutors, judges, probation and parole officers, corrections officers, schools, employers, community-based agencies, and a range of grassroots organizations. October 1994. 35 pages. NCJ 148202
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Hiring and Working With an Evaluator
OJJDP-Sponsored. This briefing addresses how a juvenile justice program manager can go about hiring a qualified evaluator to assist in evaluating a program's performance. 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 196056
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An Impact Evaluation of Three Strategies Created To Reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact and the Detention Population
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study evaluated the effectiveness of three strategies developed by the Maricopa County (Arizona) Juvenile Probation Department to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC) and the number of youth placed in detention. 2013. 47 pages. NCJ 241506
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Implementing Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Improvement in Kentucky
OJJDP-Sponsored. Kentucky has experienced early positive results following passage of the Senate Bill 200 (SB 200), a sweeping juvenile justice improvement bill, including reductions in the number of commitments to state custody; increased access to diversion, a process that holds youth accountable without going through the formal court system; and reduced recidivism rates. This report examines the early outcomes after the bill's implementation. October 2017. 7 pages. NCJ 251354
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Implementing Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System Improvement in Hawaii
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report examines the early results of Hawaii's Act 201, a comprehensive set of juvenile justice improvements. October 2017. 5 pages. NCJ 251355
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Implementing Juvenile Justice System Improvement in Georgia
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Crime and Justice Institute provided a framework to assist Georgia's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council in the development of a model fidelity assessment process to evaluate juvenile justice reforms. This report provides an early look into the outcomes of implementing the framework. October 2017. 4 pages. NCJ 251356
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Improving Outcomes for Youth: A Look at Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation in Six States
OJJDP-Sponsored. Since 2014, six states have launched innovative efforts with assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to build on legislative reforms aimed at addressing the poor outcomes and high costs of their juvenile justice systems. Through data-driven implementation, these states have already begun to put in place customized policies and practices to better serve youth and their communities. 2017. 8 pages. NCJ 251128
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Judicial and Probation Outreach Project, Final Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the closeout report for the Judicial and Probation Outreach Project which identifies and disseminates strategies on underage drinking to the judicial and probation communities. October 2011. 257 pages. NCJ 238792
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1988 and 1997. October 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 184772
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1989 and 1998. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193437
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1990 and 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203721
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. June 1996. 75 pages. NCJ 159535
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
OJJDP-Sponsored. Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709. December 1996. 110 pages. NCJ 163709
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. May 1998. 112 pages. NCJ 170607
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996 113 pages. July 1999. 113 pages. NCJ 168963
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. June 2000. 118 pages. NCJ 180864
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. June 2003. 115 pages. NCJ 193696
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. November 2003. 114 pages. NCJ 201241
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the OJJDP-sponsored National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The report describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and presents trends since 2005. Data include case counts and rates, detailed by juvenile demographics and offenses charged. April 2018. 114 pages. NCJ 251694
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Juvenile Court-Controlled Reentry: Three Practice Models
OJJDP-Sponsored. This bulletin examines three jurisdictions in which practice models have been introduced to enable local juvenile courts and their probation departments to directly oversee the reentry of juveniles after release from residential placements. February 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 210009
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224536
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230170
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1985-1994. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 198526
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-2002
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1985 through 2002. November 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 217183
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1988-1997. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185197
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1989-1998. September 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189727
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1990-1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203726
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2008, based on data from nearly 2,300 jurisdictions containing 82% of the U.S. juvenile population. The national estimates were generated using information contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 236478
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. October 2012. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. February 1996. 40 pages. NCJ 159107
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1997. 55 pages. NCJ 165703
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. September 1999. 236 pages. NCJ 178257
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. March 2006. 260 pages. NCJ 212906
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1995. 33 pages. NCJ 153570
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Juvenile Probation: The Workhorse of the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses the work of juvenile probation officers and probation departments, the characteristics of youth on probation, and challenges to probation. March 1996. 6 pages. NCJ 158534
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Juveniles in Court
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. June 2003. 32 pages. NCJ 195420
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Formal, Post-Adjudication Juvenile Probation Services
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on probation services. August 2017. 9 pages. NCJ 249717
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2008
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the Department of Justiceís launch of a month-long media campaign, as part of OJJDPís Project Safe Childhood initiative to combat the online exploitation of children. The issue also includes features on the new Interstate Compact for Juveniles and OJJDPís Court Coordination Program. November 2008. 10 pages. NCJ 224618
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP-Produced, October 2018. This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on the prevalence and consequences of bullying and strategies to address the problem. The top story highlights National Bullying Prevention Month and OJJDP's resources for preventing bullying. Other features describe the OJJDP reorganization; OJJDP's State Relations and Assistance Division; and National Gang Violence Prevention Week. October 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 252069
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Parole Model
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. This parole model for youth gang members provides an appropriate mix of suppression and intervention programming to reduce the parole problems that their gang membership can cause. 1990. 14 pages. NCJ 142685
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230169
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Probation Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. A probation model for countering youth gangs requires a multidimensional strategy that implements probation's dual mission of protecting the community and reintegrating gang youth into normative patterns of community behavior. 1990. 16 pages. NCJ 142681
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
OJJDP-Produced. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. September 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 218861
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Reentry Starts Here: A Guide for Youth in Long-Term Juvenile Corrections or Treatment Programs
OJJDP-Produced. This guide will help youth in juvenile corrections and treatment programs prepare for reentry and success in the community. It is divided into two sections: planning for reentry while in placement and successful reentry back into the community upon release. The resources included will help users address common challenges many reentering youth face while transitioning from placement to their communities. April 2018. 36 pages. NCJ 251193
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RESTTA (Restitution Education, Specialized Training, and Technical Assistance) National Directory of Restitution and Community Service Programs
OJJDP-Produced. Describes 500 individual programs of restitution and community service for juveniles throughout the United States. March 1998. 570 pages. NCJ 166365
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP), which seeks to improve public safety by involving law enforcement, court, and corrections personnel, as well as educators and social service providers in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. August 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 247955
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
OJJDP-Produced, Report. National Report Series. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. September 2011. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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Underage Drinking: Intervention Principles and Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the Council of State Governments and the American Probation and Parole Association presents intervention principles and practice guidelines for dealing with underage drinking. 2011. 111 pages. NCJ 238632
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Understanding Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Probation: What Affects Decisions?
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report explores the process of probation decision making that leads to disparities by placing it in the context of constraints and options available at various decision points. July 2016. 93 pages. NCJ 250802
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Understanding Research and Practice Gaps in Juvenile Justice: Early Insights From the Bridge Project
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report provides an overview of the Bridge Project approach in four stages. December 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 250489
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Workload Measurement for Juvenile Justice System Personnel: Practices and Needs
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Reviews workload measurement methods and related issues for juvenile court judges, court-appointed defenders, probation officers, and pretrial services employees. December 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 178895
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