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Johnson County men recognized for service to crime victims

Release Date: Apr 14, 2016

Mike Medis and Mike Eggleston with Kansas Attorney General Derek SchmidtTOPEKA – (April 14, 2016) – Mike Medis and Mike Eggleston were recognized for their service to crime victims during this week’s Crime Victim’s Rights Conference in Topeka.

Medis, of Shawnee, and Eggleston, of Leawood, were each presented the Community Champion Victim Service Award for their work as volunteers at the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt during an awards ceremony this morning. Medis and Eggleston were nominated for the award by MOCSA Director of Counseling Services Renee McCreary.

“MOCSA is thankful to both Mike Eggleston and Mike Medis for providing the leadership and inspiration to the lives of male victims and their significant contribution to the lives of victims of sexual violence,” McCreary 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.

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