Brings multiple divisions on board
DENVER — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 9, 2014 — The Colorado Department of Public Safety, ( CDPS) launched new websites for six of their divisions. The new streamlined look provides over 1.7 million yearly visitors with access to these central hubs of augmented information that will change to meet the needs of Colorado communities. All of the new sites can be accessed through CDPS at http://cdpsweb.state.co.us/.
During a four-month implementation, 40 staff members from CDPS divisions transitioned their websites to Colorado Interactive’s Drupal based Pacific platform. The six websites exceed 400 pages of content and contain links to nearly 2,000 documents. Easy navigation, responsive design, and relevant content are some of the key highlights of the new websites. Another key feature is the capability to translate the content in over 50 languages.
“The new websites of the Department of Public Safety will provide the public and our stakeholders with quality information in a user-friendly format,” said Stan Hilkey, executive director for DPS. “Our Web team spent considerable time ensuring the websites will serve as an essential resource for citizens seeking information and services.”
The divisions within CDPS that have launched sites are: Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado School Safety Resource Center, Colorado Integrated Criminal justice Information System, Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, and the Office of Research and Statistics.
This work was made possible through the ongoing partnership between CDPS, Colorado Interactive dba Colorado.gov, and the Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA), who continue to provide no-cost websites for Colorado government.
About Colorado Department of Public Safety
Throughout the state of Colorado, basic public safety services are delivered through local units of government. County sheriffs enforce state laws in Colorado’s counties, and local police departments enforce state and local laws within cities. The Colorado Department of Public Safety provides help to sheriffs, police and fire departments, and emergency managers whenever local officials request assistance.
Colorado.gov is the official website of the State of Colorado ( http://www.colorado.gov) and is overseen by the Statewide Internet Portal Authority. Colorado.gov helps State and local government entities Web-enable their services and is operated without tax funds through a public-private partnership between the state and Colorado Interactive, LLC. Colorado Interactive builds, operates, maintains, and markets Colorado.gov and is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.
About Statewide Internet Portal Authority
SIPA, a self-funded government organization established in 2004, serves as the oversight body of the Colorado.gov portal. Colorado.gov is the gateway to Colorado government and it is intended to be Colorado's single most comprehensive delivery channel for e-Government services. SIPA’s vision is to transform Colorado government service delivery through the use of technology, allowing a single point of contact for members of the public to access state and local government information, products, and services. In addition to free websites built on the Drupal 7 platform, SIPA provides technology solutions including Google Apps for Government, electronic payment processing (credit and debit card), geospatial maps, CRM tools, and cellular mapping solutions.
Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.
On behalf of the Department of Public Safety
Susan Medina, 303-239-4423
Public Information Officer--CBI