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Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, left, watches as North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem fields a question about rising crime in the booming Bakken oil fields, at a conference hosted by federal prosecutors for more than 150 law enforcement officers in Glasgow, Mont., Monday, April 23, 2012. Booming oil  production has brought tens of thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenues to a wide expanse of the Northern Plains. But it also has brought more crime, forcing law enforcement from the U.S. and Canada to deal with spiking offenses ranging from drug trafficking and gun crimes to prostitution. (AP Photo/Matt Brown)

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