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Flags Flown at Half-Staff for Officer Scott Patrick

Updated: 08/06/2014 5:17 PM
Created: 08/05/2014 11:26 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Flags are being flown at half-staff Wednesday at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota in honor of fallen Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick.

Forty-seven-year-old Patrick was shot and killed last Wednesday, July 30, during a traffic stop. He leaves behind a wife and two teenage daughters.

Those who knew Patrick say he was funny and personable in intense situations. He has also been remembered as a dedicated public servant who had a friendly demeanor and genuine approach to both life and work.

A copy of Dayton’s proclamation ordering flags to be flown at half-staff across the state can be found here.

The funeral was Wednesday in West St. Paul. See details here.

Gov. Dayton Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Officer Scott Patrick


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