Hardy woman honored for her work with crime victims

Hardy woman honored for her work with crime victims

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Hardy woman who has dedicated the last 15 years to serving victims of crime was honored Tuesday in Little Rock for her service.

The Arkansas Prosecuting Attorney's Association gave its 2017 Justice for Victims Award to Mary Medlock, victim services coordinator for the Third Judicial District.

Medlock, according to Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce, has served victims through a variety of venues in Northeast and North Central Arkansas. She coordinates all services to victims of violent crimes in his office.

According to a news release from Boyce, Medlock was involved in the establishing five multi-disciplinary teams and oversees the MDTs in Jackson, Lawrence, Randolph and Sharp Counties.

Medlock, who holds a bachelor of science degree in criminology from Arkansas State University, is also the coordinator for the 7-county Infant Child Death Review Board in Jonesboro.

Boyce presented the award to Medlock on Tuesday during a ceremony at Heifer International Center commemorating National Crime Victims' Rights Week.

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