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Lowering of the US and NC flags to half-staff in recognition of Peace Officer Memorial Day

FlagHalfMastIn recognition of national Peace Officers Memorial Day, Governor Pat McCrory ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 15th. The Governor encourages all citizens to display flags at half-staff at their homes and businesses that day as well.

“On Peace Officer Memorial Day and throughout the year, the State of North Carolina recognizes and appreciates the critical contributions and sacrifices made by members of law enforcement at all levels, and honors their courage and dedication,” said Governor McCrory.

For flag information, please contact DOA Public Information Officer Chris Mears at or 919-807-2340.

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