Pence orders flags at half-staff Friday for Peace Officers Memorial Day

(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has ordered flags at state facilities to be flown at half-staff Friday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

The governor’s direction comes after President Obama signed a proclamation ordering flags nationwide be flown at half-staff.

Pence encourages all businesses and resident to follow suit. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset.

Peace Officers Memorial Day honors federal, state and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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