Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered all flags in New Mexico to half-staff July 20-24 in mourning for Alamogordo Police Ofc. Anthony Ferguson shot in the line of duty and died July 16, 2023. Courtesy photo
From the Office of the Governor:
SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham today ordered all flags in the state of New Mexico to half-staff from July 20 to July 24 in mourning for Alamogordo Police Ofc. Anthony Ferguson, who was shot in the line of duty and died on July 16, 2023.
Officer Ferguson served in the Alamogordo Police Department for 11 years. While in the patrol division, he stepped into a leadership role as a field training officer guiding new officers at the beginning of their careers.
“I have ordered flags at half-staff to honor Officer Ferguson’s life, the sacrifice he gave for our safety, his family and the Alamogordo Police Department as we all mourn this tragic loss,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said.
All flags in the state will remain at half-staff until sundown Monday, July 24.