Gov.Bill Ritterhas directed that allU.S.andColoradoflags flown at public facilities across the state be lowered to half-staff on Friday, July 31, 2009, to honor Montrose police Sgt. David Kinterknecht.
Sgt. Kinterknecht, 41, was killed in the line of duty on July 25. A graduate ofMontroseHigh School, he served in law enforcement for 19 years.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the Lloyd McMillan Gym adjacent toMontroseHigh School. Burial will follow atCedarCemetery. Gov. Ritter is scheduled to attend the service.