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6 Capitol Police Officers Suspended, 29 Under Investigation Over Jan. 6 Riot Actions

“Our Office of Professional Responsibility will investigate these behaviors for disciplinary action, up to, and including, termination,” Chief Yogananda Pittman said. “Several USCP officers have already been suspended pending the outcome of their investigations.”

The U.S. Capitol Police has suspended six officers and is investigating 29 others in connection with their actions responding to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. 

The department said in a statement shared with The Hill on Friday that the Capitol Police’s Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating a total of 35 officers, and that â€śActing Chief Yogananda Pittman has directed that any member of her department whose behavior is not in keeping with the Department’s Rules of Conduct will face appropriate discipline," the Hill reports.

“Our Office of Professional Responsibility will investigate these behaviors for disciplinary action, up to, and including, termination,” Pittman added. “Several USCP officers have already been suspended pending the outcome of their investigations.” 

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