BEND, OR -- Governor Kate Brown has ordered Flags at public institutions to fly at half-staff Tuesday, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day. President Trump signed a proclamation recognizing the day, in honor of the service and sacrifices law enforcement personnel make each day. He also proclaimed this as National Police Week.
Bend Police held a memorial service at Brooks Park, Monday (pictured). The Crook County Sheriff's Office plans a flag ceremony at the courthouse in Prineville, Tuesday at 9 a.m.
President John F. Kennedy signed the first proclamation in 1962 designating May 15 to honor peace officers.