The victim was charged with resisting arrest. It's unclear if he has a lawyer.
Mississippi is among the states where most counties use electronic voting machines that don't leave a paper trail.
The sheriff says he's not sure how the man died, but says his body is being taken for an autopsy at the state Crime Lab in Pearl.
If their weapon is used to commit murder, with existing laws there's little to nothing a prosecutor could do.
The state Board of Education voted to approve the change Thursday. It takes effect immediately.
The Rankin County town's government has been the focus of a power struggle between Mayor Ryshonda Beechem and aldermen.
April's U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.9% from 4.1% in March. The U.S. Labor Department released figures Friday, adjusted to cancel out seasonal changes.
"Every game that is being played and bet on right now, they're being bet on in Las Vegas, they're being bet on illegally. So what's the difference?"
It appears the officer lost control of his vehicle, left the road and hit a tree and caught fire.
The barges don't contain hazardous material. The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating.