Flags lowered at half staff to honor Bellevue officer from Spokane killed

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward has ordered flags at all city facilities be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in remembrance of Bellevue Police Officer Jordan Jackson.

“Spokane joins the Bellevue and the law enforcement communities in mourning the loss of Officer Jackson,” Woodward said. “I encourage anyone with a flag outside of their home or business to join us in this recognition to honor his memory.”

Officer Jackson grew up in Spokane. He tragically died in the line of duty on Monday, Nov. 21. after getting injured in a motorcycle crash.

A memorial service will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m., at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. A procession will precede the service, beginning at approximately 11:15 a.m. at 148th Avenue and 16th Street. The procession will close the northbound lanes on 148th Avenue and 8th Street for up to 15 minutes.

Due to his service, there will be road closures and traffic delays in Bellevue:

  • 112th Avenue NE between NE 4th Street and NE 8th Street will be closed from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • NE 6th Street between 110th Avenue NE and 112th Avenue NE will be closed from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • NE 6th Street between 112th Avenue NE and I-405 will be closed from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Additionally, the Bellevue Police lobby will close early today in honor of the memorial service.

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