August 14, 2022

 Flags to be flown at Half-Staff in Honor of North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez


TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly directs flags be flown at half-staff at all state grounds, buildings, and facilities from sunup to sundown on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in honor of 32-year-old Officer Daniel Vasquez, a North Kansas City police officer from Kansas City, Kansas, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop while on duty on July 19.  

“I am directing flags statewide be flown at half-staff to honor Officer Daniel Vasquez, a North Kansas City Police Officer from Kansas whose life was taken too soon,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “My thoughts are with Officer Vasquez’s loved ones as they mourn his loss.” 

Officer Vasquez began his service with the North Kansas City Police Department in 2021. He will be interred during services held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.