HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2020 – High Point University will lower perimeter flags to half-staff today in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as National Police Week. The day honors and remembers local, state and federal officers who have died in the line of duty.

The flags will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset.

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