Press Release

April 01, 2021

Governor Stitt Directs State to Lower Flags to Honor Deputy Kyle Jeffrey Davis

Oklahoma State Capitol

Governor Kevin Stitt signed an executive order directing all American and Oklahoma flags on State property to be flown at half-staff tomorrow, April 2, 2021, to honor Kyle Jeffrey Davis who died while serving in the line of duty for the Washington County Sherriff’s Department.

“Kyle’s life and exemplary service to our state will never be forgotten,” said Governor Stitt. “Today our hearts are with Kyle’s wife, Kristin, and his children, Seth and Pearl, as we mourn the loss of a husband, father, fellow Oklahoman, and true public servant.”

Davis was born in Bartlesville. He began his career in law enforcement with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in 2008 and was promoted to Deputy Sheriff in 2010.

Read about Davis, his life and family and his planned celebration of life here.