WICHITA – (April 24, 2015) – A Dodge City woman was recognized for her service to crime victims during this week’s Crime Victims’ Rights Conference in Wichita.
Tiffanie Askew, who serves as the Ford County Attorney Office Manager and previously served as the victim witness coordinator, now supervises the victim witness program and continues to provide victim advocacy services. Askew was presented the Outstanding System-Based Advocate Award by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt during an awards ceremony this morning.
“Tiffanie’s dedication to victims inspires me every day,” said Natalie Randall, Ford County Attorney. “I am proud and excited that the state has taken the opportunity to recognize her work in the area of victim advocacy. She is certainly deserving of the award, and stands as an example of how victim rights can be championed in ways that truly make a difference.”
The Kansas Crime Victims Rights Conference was hosted by Attorney General Schmidt and Governor Sam Brownback. The conference featured a number of speakers and trainers focused on raising awareness of emerging crimes and offering new approaches to respond to enduring crimes, such as child abuse, domestic violence and human trafficking.