UPDATE: Gov. Noem orders flags at full-staff on Saturday

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PIERRE, S.D. – UPDATE: Gov. Kristi Noem ordered flags to be flown at full-staff on Saturday.

An updated proclamation from the White House said that flags should fly at full-staff on May 15. With this, Noem has ordered flags to be flown at full-staff on Satuday.

Earlier this week, Noem has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from sunrise until sundown on Wednesday, May 12 for Peace Officers Memorial Day.


PREVIOUS: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

According to a release, Noem has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from sunrise until sundown on Wednesday, May 12 for Peace Officers Memorial Day. Flags will also be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until sundown on Saturday, May 15.

The State of South Dakota will honor fallen law enforcement officers with ceremonies on Wednesday, May 12.

The state traditionally recognizes Peace Officers Memorial Day on the Wednesday of Police Week.

President Joseph R. Biden has proclaimed Saturday, May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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