Governor Doug Ducey has ordered all state flags be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, January 7, 2022, in honor of Casa Grande Police Officer Jesus D. Lara. Officer Lara passed away on the morning of January 4th after his battle with COVID-19. Officer Lara is a six year veteran of the Casa Grande Police Department and 2 years with Gila River Police Department. Officer Lara leaves behind a wife and 3 children. Due to the scheduled half-staff for the interment of U.S. Senator Harry Reid on Saturday, January 8th, flags may remain lowered from sunrise on Friday, January 7th, to sunset on Saturday, January 8th. Flags will also be lowered for the interment of Officer Jesus D. Lara on Friday, January 21, 2022.