WICHITA – (April 24, 2015) – Riley County District Court Judge David Stutzman was recognized for his service to crime victims during this week’s Crime Victim’s Rights Conference in Wichita.
Stutzman was presented the Criminal Justice Award by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt during an awards ceremony this morning. Stutzman was nominated for the award by Jayme Morris-Hardeman, Sunflower CASA Project, Inc., and Shelly Williams, Riley County Community Corrections.
“Judge Stutzman is not only an advocate for offender accountability, but he is an advocate for the victims,” Williams said.
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.