Two Capitol cops suspended, one law-enforcement member arrested in riot probe: pol

Two Capitol cops suspended, one law-enforcement member arrested in riot probe: pol


Two US Capitol Police officers have been suspended and a third member of law-enforcement arrested for alleged misconduct during the deadly riots, a congressman reportedly said Monday.

One of the Capitol Police officers was sidelined for taking a selfie with rioters, while the other allegedly donned a Make America Great Again cap and directed the President Trump supporters carrying out the invasion, Rep. Tim Ryan told reporters, according to The Hill.

“The Capitol police are looking at everybody involved that potentially facilitated, on a big level or small level in any way, and it’s important that they’re cracking down on that,” the Ohio Democrat reportedly said, noting that about 10 to 15 total misconduct probes are taking place.

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Ryan chairs the funding committee, which oversees the Capitol Police.

A third member of law-enforcement has been arrested, Ryan said, though he didn’t immediately know the details of the allegations against them, or the agency with which they are affiliated.

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