Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Sunday to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day

DENVER — Friday, May 13, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Sunday, May 15 in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day during Police Week 2016, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release May 13, 2016
PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY

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Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor the victims of the attack in Brussels, Belgium

DENVER —  Tuesday, March 22, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset, March 26, 2016, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release March 22, 2016
IN HONOR OF THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Park County sheriff Nate Carrigan

DENVER — Friday, March 11, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Monday, March 14, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Park County sheriff Corporal Nate Carrigan. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Flags were ordered to be lowered on March 7 in honor of Nancy Reagan and can be raised to full staff tonight at sunset.

Carrigan, 35, was killed serving a high-risk eviction notice at a home in Bailey on February 24, 2016.

Carrigan served with the Park County Sheriff’s Office for 12 years. He is survived by his fiance, stepchildren and several family members. Carrigan’s family has a long history in law enforcement including service by his grandfather and two brothers.

Known as “Coach Carrigan” in the community, he dedicated much of his time coaching football, baseball and wrestling.

Services for Carrigan will be held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Bible Chapel, 6210 Ward Road, Arvada.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Las Animas sheriff Travis Russell

DENVER — Wednesday, March 9, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags remain lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 10, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Las Animal County Deputy Sheriff Travis Russell. Flags were ordered to be lowered on March 7 in honor of Nancy Reagan. They should remain at half-staff in honor of Deputy Russell.

Russell, 44, was killed in a vehicle crash in Trinidad while on patrol March 1, 2016. He leaves behind a wife and three children.

Services will be held on Thursday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Faith Christian Fellowship, 2608 Santa Fe Trail, Trinidad.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor Nancy Reagan

DENVER —  Monday, March 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset on the day of interment in honor of Nancy Reagan, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release March 7, 2016
IN HONOR OF NANCY REAGAN

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags to full-staff on Saturday

DENVER — Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be raised to full-staff on all public buildings statewide at sunset on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, the day of interment for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Flags were ordered to half-staff on Feb. 14 by the governor and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama as a sign of respect for Justice Scalia.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

DENVER — Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset, on the day of interment, in honor of Justice Antonin Scalia, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. The governor previously ordered state flags lowered on Monday, Feb. 15 as a mark of respect for Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer. This order extends previous order.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release Feb. 13, 2016
IN HONOR OF JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer

DENVER — Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Monday, Feb. 15, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Mesa County Deputy Sheriff Derek Geer. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Deputy Geer was critically wounded while attempting to stop a man with a gun in eastern Grand Junction on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. It was determined that Deputy Geer would not recover from his injuries and he was kept on life support to provide one last selfless act of service by donating his organs. On late Wednesday, Feb. 10, Deputy Geer passed away as life support was removed.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

DENVER — Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags remain at half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Monday, December 7 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2015, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. The governor and President Obama previously ordered flags lowered in honor of the victims of the attack in San Bernardino. Flags should return to full-staff at the end of the display day on Monday.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor the victims of the attack in San Bernardino

DENVER — Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately through December 7 in honor of the victims of the attack in San Bernardino, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. The governor previously ordered state flags lowered as a mark of respect for the victims of the shootings in Colorado Springs. This order extends previous order.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE

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