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Peace Officers Memorial Day honors federal, state and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.

Flags to fly at half-staff to honor peace officers

Statement as issued Wednesday by the governor’s office:

Indianapolis, IN - Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff tomorrow in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors federal, state and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty. President Obama signed a proclamation ordering flags nationwide to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, May 15. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, May 15.

Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the brave men and women in law enforcement across Indiana and our nation.

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