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The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) website is administered by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). NCJRS is committed to protecting your privacy and securing the personal information made available to us when you access our site or contact us.

For details on the type of information that is made available when you visit our site or other DOJ sites and to learn how that information is used and stored, visit the DOJ Privacy Policy page.

We remind you that if you link to a site outside of NCJRS, OJP, or DOJ, you are subject to the policies of the new site.