US Capitol Police Stepping Up Security Ahead of State of the Union Address
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US Capitol Police Stepping Up Security Ahead of State of the Union Address
2023-02-06 14:57:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police have been ramping up security for President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, including having a non-scalable fence raised around the Capitol grounds. About a half-dozen large flat-bed trucks bearing sections of... Read More

Capitol Police Announce Road Closures Ahead of ‘March for Life’
In The News
Capitol Police Announce Road Closures Ahead of ‘March for Life’
2023-01-19 21:09:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Police have announced Capitol Complex road closures to accommodate the annual “March for Life” on the National Mall. Thousands of anti-abortion activists and marchers are expected to converge on the National Mall Thursday and Friday... Read More

Threats Against Lawmakers Are Down, but Still Too High, Chief Says
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Threats Against Lawmakers Are Down, but Still Too High, Chief Says
2023-01-18 16:15:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The number of threat investigations opened by the U.S. Capitol Police was markedly down last year compared to 2020 and 2021, but remains far too high, according to the department’s chief. Last year, the U.S. Capitol Police Threat... Read More

Security Agencies Warn of Violence Leading Up to Midterm Elections
Law Enforcement
Security Agencies Warn of Violence Leading Up to Midterm Elections
2022-10-31 20:30:51
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — U.S. security agencies are on heightened alert this week approaching the midterm elections on Nov. 8. The Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin after Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was attacked in... Read More

80-Year-Old Georgia Man Faces Charges for Bringing Guns to Capitol Hill
Law Enforcement
80-Year-Old Georgia Man Faces Charges for Bringing Guns to Capitol Hill
2022-10-20 17:05:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Tony Payne, 80, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, is facing multiple gun charges Thursday morning after he illegally parked his van on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. U.S. Capitol police officers first noticed the white van... Read More

Capitol Police Arrest Man with Molotov Cocktails Near Union Station
Law Enforcement
Capitol Police Arrest Man with Molotov Cocktails Near Union Station
2022-07-07 15:52:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police officers arrested a 26-year-old Washington man on Tuesday who was spotted carrying Molotov cocktails in the vicinity of Union Station. According to a release from the department, patrol officers received a report at about 3:30... Read More

Colbert Addresses Staff Arrests in Capitol Hill Building
Media
Colbert Addresses Staff Arrests in Capitol Hill Building
2022-06-21 17:30:02
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert used his monologue on Monday night to address the arrests of members of his field production crew last week after they were found filming in a House office building without permission or... Read More

Michigan Man With Fake Badge, Ammo Arrested Outside Capitol
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Michigan Man With Fake Badge, Ammo Arrested Outside Capitol
2022-06-03 18:03:06
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A Michigan man was arrested outside the U.S. Capitol early Friday morning after he was found with a fake badge, a BB gun, body armor, high-capacity magazines and other ammunition, according to the U.S. Capitol Police report. According... Read More

Capitol Police Officers Union Signs Labor Agreement
Law Enforcement
Capitol Police Officers Union Signs Labor Agreement
2022-02-01 18:47:16
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Twelve years after their most recent labor pact expired the U.S. Capitol Police and the Labor Committee for frontline Capitol Police officers have reached an agreement on the key provisions of a new collective bargaining agreement. Over the... Read More

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