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Proper Half Staff Display of American Flag

On Death Of

Flag Displayed Half Staff For
President or Former President 30 Days from Date of Death
Vice President; Chief Justice or Retired Chief Justice of the United States; Speaker of the House of Representatives 10 Days from Date of Death
Associate Justice of Supreme Court; Cabinet Member; Former Vice President; President of Senate; Majority Leader of House; Minority Leader of House From Day of Death Until Interment
US Senator from Massachusetts; US Representative from Massachusetts representing Needham From Day of Death Until Interment
Governor of Massachusetts From Day of Death Until Interment
Prominent Local Citizen - To Be Determined by the Board of Selectmen From Day of Death Until Interment
Any Police Officer or Firefighter killed in the line of duty From Day of Death Until Interment
Peace Officer's Memorial Day May 15

The Board of Selectmen may direct that the United States Flag be flown at half staff on all municipal buildings and grounds under their jurisdiction on occasions other than those specified which they consider proper.