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Arkansas’ Mobile Sex Offender Search Provides Safety Information on the Go

  Arkansas’ Mobile Sex Offender Search Provides Safety Information on the Go

                 Latest technology further protects citizens

Business Wire

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- January 17, 2013

The Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC) and the Information Network of
Arkansas (INA) have launched a mobile application providing access to the ACIC
Sex Offender Registry Search. The application utilizes GPS and mapping
technology with a user’s mobile device to locate sex offenders within a
certain area and view the details of their location as well as their current
photo.

The registry is updated as offender addresses and other information is updated
at the ACIC. Users can search for offenders by address, city, county or zip
code to see information on the publishable offenders within the map view of
the address entered. A user can also search for an offender by name if
applicable.

Email and phone notifications of updates for offender addresses are also
available. A user can subscribe to receive notifications on an unlimited
number of addresses and can subscribe to be notified if an offender moves into
the specified radius of the address submitted.

The ACIC Sex Offender application for mobile devices is available for free for
the Apple iPhone through iTunes and for Android-based phones through Google
Play. In addition, the ACIC Sex Offender Registry Search site is a
mobile-optimized version available for any other handheld devices at
http://acic.org/offender-search/index.php.

Since June, 2012, over 3,000 users have downloaded the application to their
mobile phone devices.

About Arkansas.gov

Arkansas.gov is the official Web site of the state of Arkansas
(http://www.arkansas.gov) and a service of the Information Network of
Arkansas. The Information Network of Arkansas is a collaborative effort
between the state of Arkansas and Arkansas Information Consortium that helps
state government entities Web-enable their information services. Arkansas
Information Consortium is a Little Rock-based subsidiary of the eGovernment
firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About NIC

NIC, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation’s leading provider of official
government Web sites, online services, and secure payment processing
solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and
increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across
the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal,
state, and local across the United States. Additional information is available
at http://www.egov.com.

Contact:

Arkansas.gov
Phil Billingsley, 501-324-8913
phil@ark.org
 
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