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Kansas Law Enforcement Website Wins National Award

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.

About Kansas.gov

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 companies.

About NIC

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.

Contact:

Kansas Information Consortium, LLC
Nolan Jones, General Manager, 785-296-5059

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