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Half-staff flags: Honoring fallen Department of Corrections Sergeant Andrew “Drew” Faught

United States and Illinois flags half-staff through Saturday

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 and remembrance of:

  • Department of Corrections (Pontiac Correctional Center), Sergeant Andrew “Drew” Faught, who passed away April 8, 2024 while serving as a member of the TRT team.

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

  • Sunrise on Thursday, April 11, 2024, to Sunset on Saturday, April 13, 2024

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.