Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Officer Jacai Colson
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered flags to half staff in honor and remembrance of Officer Jacai Colson who was killed in the line of duty in Prince George’s County on Sunday afternoon.
Hogan posted the following statement on Facebook and Twitter:
“I am shocked and saddened by the news this evening of the death of Prince George’s County police officer Jacai Colson in the line of duty. Our administration is committed to assisting Prince George’s County officials during this time, and the Maryland State Police are working closely with local law enforcement to provide support as needed.
“The First Lady and I send our sincere prayers to the family and loved ones of Officer Colson, who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his fellow citizens and community. It is my hope that his proud legacy of commitment and passion for law enforcement and serving others will provide some comfort in the difficult days that lie ahead.
“In honor and remembrance of Officer Colson, flags have been ordered to fly at half-staff.”
— Larry Hogan (@LarryHogan) March 14, 2016
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) March 14, 2016