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Gov. Evers orders flags to half-staff for peace officers who died in line of duty

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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