PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, May 15, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This day recognizes all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags to half-staff as a mark of respect.