Capitol security has improved over the year, but some areas still need work

Capitol security has improved over the year, but some areas still need work


Bitter partisan disagreements remain over who bears responsibility for the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, but both sides agree there was a massive security failure that created an environment for the breach.

In the year since the attack at the Capitol, Congressional committees of jurisdiction and other oversight investigations identified numerous shortfalls in the security apparatus that contributed to the mob overrunning the Capitol and halting the certification of electoral votes.

The Capitol Police Board, the body of officials who oversee the police department that protects congressional buildings and members, released a 10-page report this week detailing security improvements to the Capitol complex. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger, who assumed command of the force in

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