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

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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.

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