IOWA NEWS: Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise today to sunrise Monday, May 20 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week.

The governor’s order is issued in conjunction with President Donald Trump’s proclamation to lower all United States flags to half-staff.

Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags also will be at half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout the state.

Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.