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Half-staff flags: Honoring Chicago Firefighter Jermaine Pelt

United States and Illinois flags at half-staff through Monday, April 10

The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor of:

  • Firefighter/EMT Jermaine Pelt of Chicago Fire Department

Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel from:

  • Sunrise on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, to sunset on Monday, April 10, 2023.

More information:

Office of the Illinois Governor
Office of the Illinois Governor
One of the duties of the Office of the ​Governor is to announce the lowering of flags to half-staff for every Illinois member of the armed forces, police force, fire service, and other groups covered by the Act killed in the line of duty. The Lansing Journal receives news releases regarding these occasions and republishes them for our community. We also publish other state news from the Governor's Office that impacts or interests our community.