Flags at half-staff Friday

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 15, 2015, in recognition of the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset. Flags need to be at full-staff by Saturday, May 16, 2015, in honor of Armed Forces Day.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.


Anonymous,  May 14, 2015 at 8:18 PM  

In 2014, 133 police officers died in the line of duty. The grim statistics can be found at the following link:


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