Governor Brownback orders flags lowered for Dallas police

American flag (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Governor Sam Brownback today ordered flags in Kansas to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately from sun-up to sun-down through Tuesday, July 12, 2016 for the officers that were killed in Dallas.

“On behalf of all Kansans, the Lt. Governor and I extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the five Dallas police officers who lost their lives in last night’s attack,” said Governor Brownback. “This tragedy serves as a stark reminder that officers routinely place themselves in danger to protect the rest of us. I ask all Kansans to pray for the families and friends who have been affected by this tragedy and I pray that as a nation, we will unite peacefully as Americans.”

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