AVA Digital Awards recognizes efforts to bring attention to fallen
Kansas law enforcement officers
TOPEKA, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kansas
Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation (KLEM) website was recently
recognized as an AVA
Digital Award “Gold” winner in the category of government web-based
production. The AVA
Digital Awards is an international competition recognizing all
aspects of digital communication.
The KLEM website was publicly unveiled on Nov 19, 2018, at a joint-press
conference of the Kansas Attorney General, the Kansas Law Enforcement
Memorial Advisory Committee, and the Kansas Law Enforcement Foundation.
The site was created as part of an initiative to help build awareness of
the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial.
“Congratulations to the Kansas Information Consortium on this
well-deserved award for the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
website,” Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. “The finished
product is user friendly and expertly designed to show off the state
memorial honoring Kansas’ fallen heroes. I commend KIC for the hard work
on this project at no expense to taxpayers.”
The Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial is located on the northeastern
corner of the state capitol grounds. The memorial honors law enforcement
officers, who by virtue of their commitment to uphold the law and
protect the citizens of Kansas, gave their lives in service to the
people of this state. A fundraising initiative is currently underway to
expand the memorial and the grounds.
The development and maintenance of the KLEM website, tour, and donations
page are performed by KIC as a service of the Information
Network of Kansas, Inc. (INK). Under INK’s and KIC’s public-private
partnership, eGovernment services are delivered through a self-funded
model, which does not utilize taxpayer funds.
The Information Network of Kansas, Inc., (INK) is responsible for the
oversight of the development of the official website for the state of
Kansas, Kansas.gov. The portal operates through a public-private
relationship between INK and the Kansas Information Consortium, LLC, to
help Kansas government entities Web-enable their information services.
The Kansas Information Consortium builds, operates, maintains and
markets Kansas.gov and is part of NIC’s (Nasdaq: EGOV) family of
NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative
digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help
make government interactions more accessible for everyone through
technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more
than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal,
state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the
ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering
citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government
interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.
Kansas Information Consortium, LLC
Nolan Jones, General Manager,