- Associated Press - Saturday, February 20, 2016

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings on Monday in honor of a Fargo police officer killed in the line of duty.

Officer Jason Moszer died a week ago of a gunshot wound during a standoff with a suspect at a house near downtown Fargo. His funeral is scheduled for Monday.

Moszer served in the Minnesota National Guard as a combat medic. At the direction of the governor, Minnesota flies its flags at half-staff on the day of interment following the death of a Minnesotan killed in the line of duty.

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple issued a similar order and is encouraging all North Dakota residents to lower their flags.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide