CHARLESTON, WV –
Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation today in accordance with the Presidential proclamation ordering that all United States and West Virginia State flags on all State-owned facilities throughout the state be displayed at half-staff on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from dawn to dusk, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
"I encourage the citizens of West Virginia to join with all Americans to honor the federal, state, and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty, in gratitude to all law enforcement officers in this State and throughout the nation, and in support of their continuing efforts to protect the rights and safety of our citizens and our precious freedoms," Gov. Justice said.