LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the United States flag and the Arkansas state flag to fly at half-staff to honor the memory of Pea Ridge Officer Kevin Apple who was killed in the line of duty on Saturday.

Officer Apple is a 23-year veteran of law enforcement and has served the people fo Pea Ridge for the past three years.

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement:

“I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Pea Ridge police officer Kevin Apple. My prayers are with Officer Apple’s family and the entire Pea Ridge community during this time.”