TO:                  Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development

Greg Harris, Chair, Highlands County Commission

Randy Vosburg, County Manager, Highlands County

John Shoop, Mayor, City of Sebring

Paul Blackman, Sheriff, Highlands County Sheriff’s Office

FROM:            Governor Rick Scott

DATE:            May 14, 2018

RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff William J. Gentry, Jr.

On Monday, May 7, 2018, Deputy Sheriff William J. Gentry, Jr. of the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office passed away after being tragically shot in the line of duty. Gentry served the people of Highlands County for the last nine years, most recently as a Field Training Officer. In honor of Deputy Sheriff William J. Gentry, Jr., I hereby direct the flags of the United States and the State of Florida to be flown at half-staff at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, the City Hall in Sebring, Florida, and the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office in Sebring, Florida, and the State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

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