DC police detail their fight to defend the Capitol against pro-Trump mob – The Washington Post

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Performing D.C. authorities chief Robert J. Contee III has stated D.C. officers “saved democracy” by coming to the rescue of Capitol Police personnel overwhelmed by the crowd. Authorities stated the attack resulted in the deaths of Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, who had actually been confronting the mob, as well as 4 rioters, consisting of a female fatally shot by a Capitol officer. Almost 60 D.C. authorities officers and an unknown number of Capitol officers were hurt in the siege, with injuries that consisted of bruised and sprained limbs, concussions and irritated lungs.

D.C. police officer Michael Fanone (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) Saved democracy D.C. authorities had actually been stressed for weeks about trouble on Jan. 6, when Congress would satisfy to tally the electoral votes and formalize President-elect Joe Bidens triumph. Performing D.C. cops chief Robert J. Contee III has stated D.C. officers “saved democracy” by coming to the rescue of Capitol Police personnel overwhelmed by the crowd. Authorities stated the attack resulted in the deaths of Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, who had been challenging the mob, as well as four rioters, including a woman fatally shot by a Capitol officer. Nearly 60 D.C. authorities officers and an unknown number of Capitol officers were hurt in the siege, with injuries that consisted of sprained and bruised limbs, concussions and irritated lungs. Capitol Police called D.C. cops for assistance around 1 p.m., and the very first officers quickly got here, dressed in bright yellow jackets.

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