Half-Staff Alert
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Half-Staff Alert - Sunrise until Sunset, April 24, 2019
For Washington Only

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin DeRosier, 29, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Deputy DeRosier was killed in the line of duty on April 13, 2019.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Wednesday, April 24.

Please notify your staff and all of your field offices and facilities around the state.

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

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 24, at the Earle A. & Virginia H. Chiles Center, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd, at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon. A live video feed of the service will also be available at the New Life Church, 2441 – 42nd Avenue, in Longview, Washington.



**When flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U.S. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff or half-mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.


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