Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Michael Knapp, Interim Police Chief for Lynden, Washington, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Interim Police Chief Knapp, 79, passed away on November 6, 2019, from injuries sustained when he was struck by a truck.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 20, at 1:00 pm, at Christ the King Church in Bellingham.
Please call (360) 902-0383 if you have any questions about this flag lowering