Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered for Cleveland Police Detective James Skernivitz
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 4, 2020
Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957
Jill Del Greco: 614-728-4946
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— In honor of the life and service of Cleveland Police Detective James Skernivitz, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Cuyahoga County and at the Ohio Statehouse, Vern Riffe Center, and Rhodes Tower in Columbus. Flags will remain lowered until sunset on the day of Detective Skernivitz’s funeral.
All other public buildings and grounds throughout the state may fly the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio at half-staff at their discretion for the same time period.