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Posted on: April 21, 2021

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Caltrans Work to Close the WB Live Oak Avenue Off Ramp from the NB 605 Freeway for 3 Months

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Caltrans crews will be closing the northbound I-605 (Foothill) Freeway off-ramp to westbound Live Oak Avenue in the city of Irwindale for three (3) months beginning March 8, 2021.

This closure is due to ramp widening work and sidewalk/signal improvements.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Investigation Leads to 8 Arrests and Seizure of 1.5 Tons of Illegal Fireworks

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Irwindale, CA: Acting on tips and information from the community, investigators from the Irwindale Police Department conducted a series of investigations beginning in June 2021 into reports of illegal and dangerous fireworks being sold in the city of Irwi...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Motorcyclist Dies in Fatal Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA: On Friday, June 11, 2021, at about 5:10 P.M., Irwindale Police Department patrol officers and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the area of Longden Avenue and Live Oak Avenue in the city of Irwindale, regarding the report ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Security Camera Alerts Owner to Vehicle Burglary; Suspect Arrested

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, April 24, 2021, at about 9:59 P.M., a caller contacted the Irwindale Police Department’s Communications Center to report a break-in to his recreational vehicle (RV), which was parked at his business in the ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Investigation Leads to Arrest of Felony Hit & Run Suspect

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, April 10, 2021, at about 3:08 P.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a solo-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Live Oak Avenue and Arrow Highway (West) in the city of Irwindale. 

On arriva...

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Posted on: April 11, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Catalytic Converter Theft Leads to Pursuit and Arrests

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Irwindale, CA:   On Sunday, April 11, 2021, at about 10:50 P.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a business in the 15700 block of Arrow Highway regarding the report of three subject who had just stolen the catalytic converter from a vehicl...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Irwindale Police Department encourages drivers to give the phone a break and focus on the road. 

On April 21, 2021, the Irwindale Police Department will have additional officers on patrol specifi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Fatal Traffic Collison

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, March 27, 2021, at about 1:41 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to the report of a bicyclist down in the eastbound lanes of Huntington Drive at the San Gabriel River Bridge in the city of Irwindale (2900 Bloc...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Early Morning Traffic Collision Results in the Death of a Pedestrian

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Irwindale, CA: On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at about 4:05 A.M., Irwindale Police Department officers and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to Arrow Highway, west of 4th Street, in the city of Irwindale, regarding the report of an injury tr...

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Posted on: March 7, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ On Duty LAPD Police Vehicle Struck in Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA:   On Monday, March 8, 2021, at about 3:16 A.M., Irwindale Police Department officers and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the 14800 block of Olive Street in the city of Irwindale regarding a traffic collision inv...

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Uses Vehicle to Ram Gate into Secure Police Facility

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On Saturday, February 27, 2021, at about 6:13 P.M., our Communications Center personnel observed a vehicle on the police station’s camera system ramming into a rolling gate leading to the police station’s secure parking area.  ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA:   On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at about 5:28 A.M., Irwindale police officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the report of a person down in the northbound traffic lanes of Irwindale Avenue at the Foothill...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Detectives Seeking Information on Fatal Hit & Run Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA: On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at about 5:28 A.M., Irwindale police officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the report of a person down in the northbound traffic lanes of Irwindale Avenue at the 210 freeway overpass.

On arri...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Burglary Investigations Reveals Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation

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Irwindale, CA: On Monday, January 18, 2021, at about 8:48 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a burglary investigation in an industrial complex located in the 15500 block of Arrow Highway.

On arrival, our officers discovered an industrial unit wit...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Motorcyclist Dies in Overnight Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA: On Saturday, December 19, 2020, at about 12:45 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a report of an injury traffic collision involving a motorcyclist near the intersection of Arrow Highway and Live Oak Avenue (East), in the city of I...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

PRESS RELEASE - City of Irwindale Makes Business Reopening a Top Priority

We're Open for Business

Contact: Iris Espino, PIO

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CITY OF IRWINDALE MAKES BUSINESS REOPENING A TOP PRIORITY   

 

(Irwindale, CA, June 11, 2020) – The City of Irwindale enacted several bus...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Investigation Leads to 8 Arrests and Seizure of 1.5 Tons of Illegal Fireworks

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Irwindale, CA: Acting on tips and information from the community, investigators from the Irwindale Police Department conducted a series of investigations beginning in June 2021 into reports of illegal and dangerous fireworks being sold in the city of Irwi...

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Posted on: June 27, 2021

IPD Officer Struck by Vehicle While Directing Traffic

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On Saturday, June 26, 2021, at about 9:30 pm last night, IPD officers were called to assist Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies with a fatal traffic collision investigation in the city of Duarte.
While directing traffic outside his police vehi...
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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Officer Takes Live Saving Measures at Shooting

Irwindale Police Department patrol officers responded to the report of a shooting on the 605 Freeway at Lower Azusa Road late Saturday evening, June 5, 2021, along with the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Help Us Welcome Our Newest Police Dispatcher

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Please say hello to the newest member of Team IPD, Armineh Burton.  
Armineh joins us from the private sector and is embarking on a new career as a Police Dispatcher.  She is currently working with her training officer to learn the ins-an...
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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Breeder's Choice Pet Foods Provides Support to our Homeless Outreach Team

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Thank you to our friends at Breeder's Choice Pet Foods, LLC in Irwindale for the gracious donation of pet food to the police department's Homeless Outreach Team.  
Many of our unsheltered residents have pets who are very dear to t...
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Posted on: May 23, 2021

HOST Partnership Provides Services on Foothill Transit Lines

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Last week, we partnered with other officers from the Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST), San Gabriel Valley/Pomona Valley Region, to conduct homeless outreach operations along Foothill Transit bus lines between the cities of Irwindale, Azusa, West Cov...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

IPD Participates in Clean-Up Operation in Santa Fe Dam

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Our Homeless Outreach Team recently partnered with the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a weeklong outreach and clean-up operation in the Santa Fe Dam Spillway, west of the 605 Freeway in the city of Irwindale.  This area is ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Summer means an increased number of vehicles traveling on Irwindale’s roadways. It also means an increased number of motorcyclists enjoying the nice weather.  

This serves as a timely reminder about the importance of motorcycle safety aw...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

A Happy Ending 30-Years in the Making

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A happy ending to a story 30-years in the making. 
In May, 1990, then-Irwindale Police Detective Glenn Purbaugh investigated the case of an infant who was abandoned behind a business on Ramona Avenue in the city of Irwindale. 
The hours-ol...
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Posted on: April 25, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Security Camera Alerts Owner to Vehicle Burglary; Suspect Arrested

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, April 24, 2021, at about 9:59 P.M., a caller contacted the Irwindale Police Department’s Communications Center to report a break-in to his recreational vehicle (RV), which was parked at his business in the ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Investigation Leads to Arrest of Felony Hit & Run Suspect

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, April 10, 2021, at about 3:08 P.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a solo-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Live Oak Avenue and Arrow Highway (West) in the city of Irwindale. 

On arriva...

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Posted on: April 11, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Catalytic Converter Theft Leads to Pursuit and Arrests

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Irwindale, CA:   On Sunday, April 11, 2021, at about 10:50 P.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a business in the 15700 block of Arrow Highway regarding the report of three subject who had just stolen the catalytic converter from a vehicl...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Irwindale Police Department encourages drivers to give the phone a break and focus on the road. 

On April 21, 2021, the Irwindale Police Department will have additional officers on patrol specifi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Fatal Traffic Collison

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, March 27, 2021, at about 1:41 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to the report of a bicyclist down in the eastbound lanes of Huntington Drive at the San Gabriel River Bridge in the city of Irwindale (2900 Bloc...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Early Morning Traffic Collision Results in the Death of a Pedestrian

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Irwindale, CA: On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at about 4:05 A.M., Irwindale Police Department officers and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to Arrow Highway, west of 4th Street, in the city of Irwindale, regarding the report of an injury tr...

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Posted on: March 7, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ On Duty LAPD Police Vehicle Struck in Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA:   On Monday, March 8, 2021, at about 3:16 A.M., Irwindale Police Department officers and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the 14800 block of Olive Street in the city of Irwindale regarding a traffic collision inv...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT ~ WB Live Oak Avenue Off Ramp from the NB 605 Freeway to Close for 3 Months

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Caltrans crews will be closing the northbound I-605 (Foothill) Freeway off-ramp to westbound Live Oak Avenue in the city of Irwindale for three (3) months beginning March 8, 2021.

This closure is due to ramp widening work and sidewalk/signal improvements.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Now Hiring Lateral and Pre-Service Police Officers!

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We are currently seeking qualified applicants for pre-service and lateral police officers positions with the Irwindale Police Department. 

We offer great pay, an excellent incentive and benefit package and we're all pretty cool too.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA:   On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at about 5:28 A.M., Irwindale police officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the report of a person down in the northbound traffic lanes of Irwindale Avenue at the Foothill...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Our Detectives are Looking for a Fatal Hit & Run Vehicle!

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Our Detectives are currently looking for a light grey Ford F-150 Raptor pick-up truck that was possibly involved in fatal hit & run traffic collision, similar to the one shown in the attached flyer. The vehicle may have damage on the front and right s...
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Posted on: February 8, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Detectives Seeking Information on Fatal Hit & Run Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA: On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at about 5:28 A.M., Irwindale police officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the report of a person down in the northbound traffic lanes of Irwindale Avenue at the 210 freeway overpass.

On arri...

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Posted on: December 13, 2020

Officer Michael Martinez Retires After 15+ Years of Service

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Today, are giving our grateful goodbyes to Reserve Police Officer Michael Martinez, who is retiring after 15-plus years of service to Irwindale Police Department.

Reserve Officer Martinez was sworn-in in March, 2005 and has faithfully served our community ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2020

Youth Runner Includes IPD on his "Thanks For Your Service" Run

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We are honored to have 11-year-old world record holder Jordan Ramirez visit the police station Saturday morning, October 31, 2020, as part of his "Thank You For Your Service" run. 

Jordan began his run early that morning at the Covina Po...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Irwindale Police Department Awarded $32,500.00 Grant from the OTS

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The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Irwindale Police Department. The $32,500.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in the Irwindale Police Department’s efforts to reduce deaths and inju...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Catalytic Converter Thefts Are On The Rise; Here's How To Protect Yourself

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We have recently seen an increase in catalytic converter thefts from vehicle exhaust systems in the city of Irwindale. This trend corresponds with an overall increase in catalytic converter thefts throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Catalytic converters are...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Community Information Flyer Regarding Reported Suspicious Person

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Please see the attached Community Information Flyer regarding a person who was seen in the Irwindale community this morning, raising concerns among area residents.  

Irwindale Police Officers located the subject and determined that no crime had be...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Sign Up Today to Get Emergency Notifications from the City of Irwindale!

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Click HERE to sign up for emergency alerts from the city of Irwindale.The City of Irwindale and the Irwindale Police Department are pleased to announce the launch of our new mass communications platform called CivicReady.We want to ensure the Irw...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Community Safety Info: Living With Bobcats

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Recently, a large cat was spotted in the area of Calle Burolla and Fraijo Avenue in the city of Irwindale, prompting concern from the community. Irwindale Police Department officers responded and checked the area, however the cat was not located....Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2018

Surviving An Active Shooter

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Although the odds of being in an active shooter event are low, the sudden, catastrophic nature of these types of attacks require that individuals consider the possibility in advance.
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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Don't Fall Victim to Scammers Posing as SCE Workers!

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The police department has seen an increase in reports of scammers who prey on utility customers in our community.

In most cases, these scammers pose as Southern California Edison (SCE) or utility "collection" employees who threaten to disconnec...

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