The US Capitol Police Board announced Thursday the selection of Tom Manger as chief of the United States Capitol Police following a nationwide recruitment effort.
Viewers tuning into the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6th Capitol riot were universally appalled by a new video shared by the committee that showed the insurrectionists storming the building and attacking Capitol police attempting to protect lawmakers.
While many Republican officials and supporters in the media have tried to downplay the violence of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and suggest that vast majority of attendees came in peace, a newly released video shows the extreme enthusiasm from the crowd at large of the violent attack on the building.
New footage from the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 released by the Department of Justice this Tuesday shows a retired Special Forces officer hitting a police officer in the eye with a flagpole, then throwing the pole "like a spear" as the officer stumbles backwards, The Daily Beast reports.
The gripping accounts served as opening testimony in a landmark first hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack
A former Maryland and Virginia law enforcement official was picked to be the U.S. Capitol Police's new chief more than six months after the Jan. 6 riot rocked the federal law enforcement agency.
Metropolitan police department officer Michael Fanone told the select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection at the Capitol how pro-Trump insurrectionists attacked him. 'I was grabbed, beaten, tased, all while being called a traitor to my country. I was at risk of being stripped of and killed with my own firearm, as I heard chants of "kill him with his own gun",' Fanone said.
J. Thomas Manger, a longtime police official who has run large departments in Maryland and Virginia, will be named to the post after an extensive search, The Associated Press reported.
Video footage shows one man, who was handcuffed, being kicked seven times. Another is seen being tackled and punched repeatedly.
The first hearing on the January 6th Capitol riot took place this week. We don’t know when the next one will be put on the schedule, but rest assured the hearings will be drip, drip, dripped to
A committee investigating the Capitol insurrection hears testimony from four police officers who were attacked and beaten as rioters broke into the building.