OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Filed December 3, 2009,
Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags
I hereby direct that Washington State and United States
flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff
in memory of Lakewood Police Officer Ronald Owens, a former
member of the Washington State Patrol, and his three
colleagues, Officer Greg Richards, Officer Tina Griswold, and
Sgt. Mark Renninger, who were all killed on Sunday.
Officer Owens served with the Washington State Patrol
Please notify your staff and all of your field offices
and facilities around the state.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business
on Tuesday, December 8, or first thing Wednesday morning,
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are
encouraged to join this recognition.
Please call (360) 902-0383 if you have any questions
about this flag lowering.
Christine O. Gregoire
© Washington State Code Reviser's Office