2017 News Releases

AG Derek Schmidt: Annual crime victims’ service awards nomination deadline approaching

Release Date: Feb 23, 2017

TOPEKA – (February 23, 2017) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office is accepting nominations for five awards that recognize service to victims of crime. The deadline for nominations to be received is March 1.

The awards are made each year to recognize agencies, organizations and individuals who provide exemplary service to victims of crime in Kansas.

Nominations are open in the following award categories:

Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement Officer, Prosecutor, Judge, Probation/Parole) – Individuals who made a positive contribution regarding the needs of victims or offender accountability within the criminal justice response should be nominated for this award.

Community Champion (Individual, Employer or Business, Organization or Other) – This award recognizes an individual or group that made a significant difference for victims of crime.

Outstanding Victim Service Organization – This award recognizes a victim service organization for outstanding work in improving the lives of victims of crime.

Outstanding System-Based Victim Advocate – This award recognizes a system-based victim advocate for outstanding work in improving the lives of victims of crime.

Outstanding Community-Based Victim Advocate – This award recognizes a community-based victim advocate for outstanding work in improving the lives of victims of crime.

Nomination forms and detailed information on the nomination process for each of the award categories can be found at http://ag.ks.gov/victims-awards.

Awards will be given in May at the 20th Annual Crime Victims Rights Conference in Wichita. These awards are administered by the attorney general’s office Victim Services Division.

 

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