2017 News Releases

Wichita organization recognized for improving the lives of crime victims

Release Date: May 11, 2017

Sedgwick County Child Advocacy CenterWICHITA – (May 11, 2017) – The Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County was recognized for its service to crime victims during this week’s Crime Victim’s Rights Conference in Wichita.

The organization was presented the Outstanding Victim Service Organization Award by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt during an awards ceremony this morning.

“The Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County is an essential partner in the overall mission of helping the most vulnerable children within Sedgwick County,” Wichita Police Department Lt. Travis Rakestraw 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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