Governor Sisolak Orders Flags to Half-Staff to honor the Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial

CARSON CITY, NV - May 04, 2022

Today, Governor Steve Sisolak ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and State public buildings and grounds from sunrise until sunset tomorrow, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in honor of the men and women who lost their lives serving as law enforcement officers in the State and throughout the nation.

The lowering of the flags coincides with the Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony.

“Each day, law enforcement officers put on the badge and go to work knowing they may be called to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to protect their community and fellow Nevadans,” said Governor Sisolak. “May we never forget those fallen officers and continue to honor their memory.”

A PDF of the executive order is attached to this release.

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES:The Governor will participate in the Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial event on Thursday, May 5 on the Capitol Grounds and in the 35th Annual Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony on Friday, May 6 at Idlewild Park in Reno. Please reach out to press@gov.nv.gov if you need more details on either event.

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