Events, Police/Fire

U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Saturday for National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

WASHINGTON, DC—All U.S. flags will be flown at half-staff on Saturday in recognition of the 40th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, which will be held at the U.S. Capitol. No flag may fly higher than the American flag.  The annual event is being held as part of National Police Week. The National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, which is sponsored by …


Events, Police/Fire, Politics

Flags to fly at half-staff on Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Flags will be flying at half-staff on Friday, May 15, 2020. The Office of the Maryland Secretary of State reports that President Donald Trump has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, on Friday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered …


Maryland State Police to begin seat belt, ‘move over’ enforcement effort

PIKESVILLE, MD – As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, Maryland State Police will join forces with law enforcement agencies locally, along with those in Delaware, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to remind drivers and passengers of the importance of seat belt use, while also highlighting “Move Over” laws. New to the region’s Click it or Ticket …