Capitol Police officials who conducted an internal investigation into the January 6 riots are recommending disciplinary action be taken against six officers.
The department probed officers involved in 26 cases, but found no wrongdoing in 20 of them. “In the six cases, disciplinary action was recommended for violations including ‘conduct unbecoming,’ failure to comply with directions, improper remarks and improper dissemination of information,” a department statement said, according to The Daily Mail.
“The department’s statement came after Democratic U.S. Representative Tim Ryan said two officers had been suspended for their actions that day. One had taken a selfie with a protester, while another wore a Trump-supporting hat and had directed rioters around the building,” the Mail reported.
The department laid out all the details in its statement:
After January 6, the United States Capitol Police promised to provide an update on its internal investigations related to the attack.
This week, the USCP provided the Department of Justice the administrative cases as part of the