Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
The flags outside the Richmond County Sheriff's Office were lowered Wednesday after the death of Investigator Cecil Ridley. (Source: WRDW)
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.
Copyright 2019 WRDW/WAGT. All rights reserved.