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Gov. orders flags to half-staff to honor fallen police officer

Here's the press release from the governor's office:

Gov. orders flags to half-staff to honor fallen police officer

Here's the press release from the governor's office:

Governor Corbett Issues Flag Order to Honor Fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Philadelphia County to fly at half-staff starting Wednesday, July 11, to honor Philadelphia Police Office Brian Lorenzo, who was killed in the line of duty on July 8.

This order will remain in effect until sundown on Friday, July 13, the date of Officer Lorenzo’s funeral.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to join in this tribute.

 

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