Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset, Friday, March 27, 2015, in honor of Navajo Nation Police Officer Alex Yazzie. Funeral services, followed by interment, will be held Friday morning at the Piñon Hills Community Church in Farmington, New Mexico. Governor Ducey previously ordered the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday, March 21, 2015.
Officer Yazzie was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday, March 19, 2015.
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.