Governor Tom Wolf ordered the commonwealth flag on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds to fly at half-staff to honor Philadelphia SWAT Corporal James O’Connor, who was killed in a shooting Friday, March 13, 2020.
The commonwealth flag shall be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Friday, March 13, 2020, and again on the day of the funeral, which has not yet been announced. The United States flag is to remain at full staff through this tribute.
All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.
**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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