Flags lowered to half-mast February 22 in memory of correctional officer

American flag waves in the wind against a blue sky with white clouds

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Washington State Department of Corrections Correctional Officer Jay Miller, 52, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities, including schools and support buildings, be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Officer Miller died in the line of duty on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.

A memorial service will take place on February 22 at The Church for All Nations in Tacoma at 1 pm.