Governor Wolf Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Officer John Wilding

July 13, 2015

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today ordered the Commonwealth flag in the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Lackawanna County lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Scranton Police Officer John Wilding who died Sunday, July 12, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained in the line of duty.

“Today, we lower the Commonwealth flag to honor the ultimate sacrifice made by Officer Wilding. I invite all Pennsylvanians to participate in this tribute to pay respect to a fallen hero,” said Governor Tom Wolf.

The Commonwealth flag shall remain lowered until sunset on the day of Wilding’s interment.

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