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Mayor orders all flags on city buildings, grounds to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen RCSO officer

The flags outside the Richmond County Sheriff's Office were lowered Wednesday after the death...
The flags outside the Richmond County Sheriff's Office were lowered Wednesday after the death of Investigator Cecil Ridley. (Source: WRDW)(WRDW)
Published: Nov. 20, 2019 at 3:28 PM EST
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Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis has issued an executive order for all flags on city buildings and grounds to be lowered to half-staff in the wake of the shooting death of a Richmond County narcotics officer.

As a result, Davis issued the order, recognizing Ridley as a "devoted public servant" to the community.

Flags will be lowered across the city until Ridley is laid to rest.

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