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Governor Chris Christie Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago

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Location: Trenton, NJ

Executive Order No. 158 - Ordering all State buildings to fly flags at half-staff on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to honor the service and sacrifice of Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago, who was raised in Jersey City and tragically lost his life in the line of duty.

"Officer Santiago's selfless devotion to public service and the protection of his community makes him a hero and a true role model for all New Jerseyans." said Governor Christie. "It is appropriate and fitting for the State of New Jersey to recognize his true commitment to the welfare and safety of others, to mark his passing, to honor his memory, and to remember his family as they mourn their tragic loss."


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