MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Tony Evers has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for peace officers who died in the line of duty.
Evers issued the executive order Thursday. Flags are to be lowered to half-staff Friday "to honor fallen officers who, in 2018, gave their lives in the line of duty."
The governor ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday for Peace Officers Memorial Day. On both days, the flags should be lowered to half-staff beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset.
The order authorizes flags to be lowered to half-staff during public ceremonies for the purpose of honoring peace officers any day between Sunday and May 18.
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