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Half-staff flags: Honoring fallen Chicago Police Officer Luis Huesca

United States and Illinois flags half-staff through Monday

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:

  • Chicago Police Officer Luis Huesca, 30, who tragically died in the line of duty on Sunday, April 21, 2024, as he was returning home from a shift in Gage Park.

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

  • Sunrise on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, to Sunset on Monday, April 29, 2024

More information: www.illinois.gov/about/flag-honors

Office of the Illinois Governor
Office of the Illinois Governorhttps://www.illinois.gov/
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.