Capitol Police Union: Still No Answers On Jan. 6 Attack

  • The U.S. Capitol Police Labor Committee said Tuesday that the U.S. Capitol Police remains ill-prepared for another Jan. 6-style riot.
  • The union also decried the USCP leadership for failing to answer key questions about law enforcement’s preparations for the event.
  • “First, how could we have been so unprepared given the intelligence USCP had weeks ahead of the attack?” asked Capitol Police Officers’ Union Chairman Gus Papathanasiou. “Second, why hasn’t anyone at the top of USCP’s leadership responsible for these intelligence failures been held accountable?”
  • More than 140 Capitol Police and Metropolitan Police officers sustained injuries during the breach of the Capitol, with one dying of natural causes after sustaining injuries on January 6 and four more committing suicide following the event.


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