Flags to be flown at half-staff Monday to honor fallen Officer Seara Burton
Monday, September 26, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has directed that flags be flown at half-staff across Indiana on Monday to honor an eastern Indiana police officer who died after being shot in the head during a traffic stop.

The Governor asked flags be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday, the date of the public funeral for Richmond Police Officer Seara Burton. He also asked Indiana businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff to honor the late officer.

Burton's public funeral will be held at Richmond High School, followed by a funeral procession to Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, where she will be remembered in a section dedicated to public safety heroes.


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