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Half-staff flags: Honoring Chicago Firefighter Jan Tchoryk

United States and Illinois flags at half-staff through Thursday, April 13

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:

  • Fire Department Lieutenant Jan Tchoryk of the 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 Sunday, April 9, 2023, to sunset on Thursday, April 13, 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.