Craig briefs: Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for sheriff |

Craig briefs: Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for sheriff

— According to a news release, Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered flags be lowered to half-staff Monday at all public buildings statewide in memory of Park County Sheriff Corporal Nate Carrigan. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Carrigan, 35, was killed serving a high-risk eviction notice at a home in Bailey on Feb. 24.

Carrigan served with the Park County Sheriff’s Office for 12 years. He is survived by his fiancee, stepchildren and several family members. Carrigan’s family has a long history in law enforcement including service by his grandfather and two brothers.

Known as Coach Carrigan in the community, he dedicated much of his time coaching football, baseball and wrestling.

Services for Carrigan will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Faith Bible Chapel, 6210 Ward Road, Arvada.

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