Flag Order

As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States, President Barack Obama hereby orders that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective IMMEDIATELY until sunset, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well, no flag may be higher than the United States flag.

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