Half-Staff to honor the US Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick & Howard Liebengood

In coordination with the Presidential proclamation, Governor Ducey has called for flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff immediately to honor the service and sacrifice of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood until sunset, Wednesday, January 13, 2021.The Governor released the following statement: “I join all Americans in grieving the tragic loss of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick and Officer Howard Liebengood. Our prayers are with their families and colleagues at this difficult time.

“Arizonans, like all Americans, were shaken by the horrific events that unfolded at the United States Capitol on January 6. The rioting and violence that took place in Washington D.C. was shocking and unacceptable. We condemn it in the strongest terms.

“Officers Sicknick and Liebengood were tasked with protecting the living symbol of our democratic form of government. They will be foremost in our thoughts as we vow to recommit to our shared values as Americans and to making sure something like this never happens again. In coordination with the federal proclamation, I am ordering flags at all state buildings to half-staff.”Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

Flag(s) Lowered: 
Arizona & American Flag
Notice Type: 
Law Enforcement
01/10/2021 to 01/13/2021