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Press Release: December 2, 2011

Governor Kitzhaber orders flags at half-staff in memory of Oregon Correctional Officer Buddy R. Herron


Flags to be lowered Monday, December 5, 2011, in honor of Oregon Correctional Officer Buddy R. Herron 

(Salem, OR) – Governor Kitzhaber today ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, December 5, 2011, in honor of Correctional Officer Buddy R. Herron. 

“I, along with all Oregonians, was shocked and saddened by the news of Correctional Officer Buddy R. Herron’s death. Even in a time of such sadness, I cannot help but be inspired by the way he lived—serving the public, helping others and safeguarding lives,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “Mr. Herron’s family and friends are in our thoughts.”


Media Contacts:
Tim Raphael, 503-689-6117
Amy Wojcicki, 503-689-5324

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