Flag Lowering - 08/05/20 (Washington State Patrol Trooper Justin R. Schaffer)
Governor Jay Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Washington State Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Trooper Schaffer died in the line of duty on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
If you would like more information about flag lowering, or to receive email notifications from the Governor please visit Gov. Jay Inslee's web page at the link below.