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Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, June 20, 2024 in honor of Scottsdale Police Detective Ryan So, who was killed in the line of duty on June 13, 2024.  Governor Hobbs issued the following statement: 
"I’m heartbroken by the death of Detective Ryan So. My thoughts are with his family and friends, the Scottsdale Police Department and the entire community as they mourn his passing."
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

 

Interment
06/20/2024

Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 8, 2024 in honor of Gila River Police Officer Joshua Briese, who was killed in the line of duty on June 1, 2024. 

Governor Hobbs issued the following statement: 

“This is a devastating loss for our community. Officer Briese was just getting started in his career in law enforcement, following in his father’s footsteps of service. Officer Briese will be remembered for his selflessness and bravery and our thoughts are with his family and the Gila River Police Department during this time of mourning.”

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Interment
    06/08/2024

Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings to half staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 27, in honor of all service members who have died for our country.  Flags should be raised to full staff at noon. 

Individuals, businesses and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute. 

  • Holiday
    05/27/2024

Governor Katie Hobbs has ordered flags at all state buildings lowered to half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 27 in honor of all service members who have died for our country. The flag should then be raised to full staff at noon to honor those veterans who are still living.Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Holiday
    05/27/2024

In coordination with the Presidential Proclamation, Governor Katie Hobbs ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Wednesday, May 15, in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week.

“We honor the sacrifice of those who died in the line of duty and we grieve alongside their families. Let us not forget their bravery and commitment and the legacy that they have left behind,” said Governor Hobbs. 

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Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Holiday
    05/15/2024

Governor Katie Hobbs ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday, May 6, in honor of Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Governor Hobbs issued the following statement: 

“On Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Day, we honor and remember the officers who lived a life of service to others and made the ultimate sacrifice to keep us safe,” said Governor Hobbs. “We mourn these fallen heroes and ensure that the legacy of their service is forever remembered for generations to come.” 

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

Regards,

Arizona Department of Administration

  • Holiday
    05/06/2024

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