Mississippi Governor Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen Officers

"State and American flags on public property will fly at half-staff from sunrise on October 2 until sunset on October 4, to mourn the loss of Brookhaven PD Officers James White and Zach Moak and MHP Trooper Josh Smith," the governor said in a Tweet. "Please continue to pray for the families of these men."

Patrolman James White, 35, and Cpl. Zach Moak, 31, were both taken to Kings Daughter's Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead. (Photo: Brookhaven PD)Patrolman James White, 35, and Cpl. Zach Moak, 31, were both taken to Kings Daughter's Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead. (Photo: Brookhaven PD)

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has ordered State and American flags on public property to fly at half-staff to mourn the loss of three law enforcement officers killed over the weekend, according to WLOX-TV.

"State and American flags on public property will fly at half-staff from sunrise on October 2 until sunset on October 4, to mourn the loss of Brookhaven PD Officers James White and Zach Moak and MHP Trooper Josh Smith," the governor said in a Tweet. "Please continue to pray for the families of these men."

Patrolman James White and Cpl. Zach Moak were shot and killed responding to a ‘shots fired’ call early Saturday morning.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Josh Smith was shot and killed while off-duty in north Mississippi.

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