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Governor Carney Orders Flag Lowering for Fallen Delaware State Police Officer

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017



WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney this evening ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen J. Ballard.  Corporal Ballard was killed this afternoon valiantly protecting the community and fellow Delawareans in the line of duty.

Governor Carney issued the following statement on the death of Corporal Stephen J. Ballard:

“One of our sworn Troopers has lost his life performing a duty on behalf of the people of Delaware,” said Governor Carney. “My heart is with Corporal Ballard’s family and the officers who have served beside him. Delaware’s law enforcement officers go to work every day knowing they put their lives on the line to protect ours. We are incredibly indebted to their bravery and service.”

Flags are to remain at half-staff until further notice.

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Governor Carney Orders Flag Lowering for Fallen Delaware State Police Officer

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017



WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney this evening ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen J. Ballard.  Corporal Ballard was killed this afternoon valiantly protecting the community and fellow Delawareans in the line of duty.

Governor Carney issued the following statement on the death of Corporal Stephen J. Ballard:

“One of our sworn Troopers has lost his life performing a duty on behalf of the people of Delaware,” said Governor Carney. “My heart is with Corporal Ballard’s family and the officers who have served beside him. Delaware’s law enforcement officers go to work every day knowing they put their lives on the line to protect ours. We are incredibly indebted to their bravery and service.”

Flags are to remain at half-staff until further notice.

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