February 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - South Dakota

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 08, 2024

February 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - South Dakota

Governor Kristi Noem ordered the statewide lowering of U.S. & South Dakota flags to half-staff in honor of Moody County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy, Ken Prorok, who was killed in the line of duty on February 2, 2024. This will be in effect from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, February 8,  2024.

Governor Noem made the following statement:

"We are grateful for the life and service of Chief Deputy Prorok – he is a true hero. My prayers are with Chief Deputy Prorok’s family, friends, and the entire community.

Visitation for Chief Deputy Prorok will be from 5:00-8:00pm CT on Wednesday February 7 at the Chester Area High School Gymnasium (101 2nd Ave, Chester, SD, 57016). Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm CT on Thursday February 8 at Dakota Prairie Playhouse (1205 Washing Ave N, Madison, SD, 57042).