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Posted on: September 15, 2017

County flags lowered in memory of Lt. Joseph Szczerba

New Castle, DE – County Executive Matt Meyer has ordered New Castle County flags to be flown at half-staff today, September 15 through Sunday, September 17 in honor of New Castle County Police Lt. Joseph Szczerba, who was killed in the line of duty in the early morning hours of September 16, 2011.

“As a police officer, a loving member of his family and an engaged member of the community, Lt. Joseph Szczerba had a positive and lasting impact on our county, and six years after his tragic death he continues to inspire us to lives of service,” County Executive Matt Meyer said today.  “On this solemn day it is important that we pause and reflect on his life and pay tribute to the ultimate sacrifice he made to keep our community safe. Our thoughts today are with his wife Kathy, the entire Szczerba family and his many friends and colleagues who continue to honor his life with service to our county community.”


Contact: Jason Miller, Director of Communications, 302-545-1462

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