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Governor Doug Ducey has ordered that State of Arizona flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset Monday, August 6, 2018, in honor of Gilbert Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief James Nelson who passed away last week. 

  • Other
    08/05/2018

Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, August 3, 2018 for the interment of State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer who was killed in the line of duty from injuries related to a shooting.Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Interment
    08/02/2018

Governor Doug Ducey this morning directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset Friday, July 27, 2018, in honor of State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer who was killed in the line of duty from injuries related to a shooting. Another State Trooper, Dalin Dorris, was critically injured during the tragic incident. 

 

The Governor released the following statement: “Arizona today mourns the loss of one of our brave State Troopers, Trooper Tyler Edenhofer, who was killed in the line of duty, and we pray for the health of Trooper Dalin Dorris who sustained critical injuries during the incident.

 

“This tragedy is an all too real and heartbreaking reminder of the harm our heroic law enforcement officers face each and everyday for the safety and wellbeing of Arizonans, and for peace in our communities. 

 

“This morning I ask Arizonans to join me in prayer and reflection; in gratitude for Trooper Edenhofer’s service to our state, for the strength and health of Trooper Dorris, for both of their grieving families, and for all of our brave law enforcement officers who are mourning the loss of one of their own. Arizona stands in support with you all. 

 

“I’ve directed all flags at state buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset tomorrow, Friday, July 27, 2018."

 

  • Announcement
    07/25/2018 to 07/26/2018

In coordination with the Presidential Proclamation, Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in honor and remembrance of the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting.

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

  • Other
    07/02/2018

Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-stafff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, July 9 to honor the life of Captain Juston Doherty, who passed away Saturday, July 7 while on weekend drills with the Arizona National Guard. Capt. Juston Doherty was a Train Assess and Counsel (TAC) Officer at the 215th Regional Institute where he developed officer candidates into commissioned officers. He entered military service in 1996 and was commissioned as an infantry officer in the Arizona National Guard in 2008. He served two combat tours, one in Iraq in 2003, and one in Afghanistan in 2013. He completed airborne school in 2009 and Ranger school in 2010. Flags will also be lowered on the day of interment, which has not been set.Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

  • Announcement
    07/08/2018

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