The United States Capitol Police reviewed footage from Jan 6 and determened six officers violated deparment protocols.
Yogananda Pittman, Assistant Chief of the United States Capitol Police (USCP) and former acting Chief of the USCP in the aftermath of Jan 6 said the following in a statement on January 11 : “Our Office of Professional Responsibility will investigate these behaviors for disciplinary action, up to, and including termination.”
In the USCP’s update on their internal investigations, they stated that in 20 0f the 26 complaints, no wrongdoing was found. However, in the other six, violations did occur, and therefore disciplinary action is recommend.
These violations include unbecoming conduct, failure to comply with directives, improper remarks, and one for “improper dissemination of information.”
“The Department is committed to accountability when officers fail to meet the standards governed by USCP policies and the Congressional Community’s expectations,” the statement continued.
In typical elitist, breaucratic and anti-Trump fashion, the statement ended by saying “the