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Heartbreak for fallen officer

Updated January 9, 2019: Governor Herbert lowers flags to half-mast to honor the life and service of Joseph Shinners.

January 6, 2019

As news of the Provo City police officer who was shot in Orem last night became public, Utah Attorney General Reyes posted the following on Facebook.

“Hearts breaking here at the Utah Attorney General’s Office for the loss of yet another member of our law enforcement family. Prayers are with the Provo Police Department and the family of this fallen hero. Can’t express sufficient thanks to all our first responder heroes for risking their lives every day for us.”

Please feel free to comment or share (Facebook|Twitter) to express your support for all those who put themselves in harm’s way each day to protect Utah’s families and communities. Please also keep the officer’s family and close circle of friends in your hearts and prayers.