PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) –Governor Kristi Noem has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from sunrise until sundown on Wednesday, May 12 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. Additionally, flags are to be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until sundown on Saturday, May 15 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
The State of South Dakota will honor fallen law enforcement officers with ceremonies on Wednesday, May 12. The state traditionally recognizes Peace Officers Memorial Day on the Wednesday of Police Week. President Joseph R. Biden has proclaimed Saturday, May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. President Biden’s proclamation can be found here.