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CT Man Arrested and Charged with Attacking DC Officer During Capitol Riot

The Justice Department criminal complaint says McCaughey repeatedly told the officer “just go home” and “come on man, you are going to get squished, just go home” while allegedly using a police shield against the officer during the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol Building.

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Heroic Capitol Police Officer Escorts Vice President Harris at Inauguration Ceremony

Eugene Goodman, the U.S. Capitol Police officer who faced down a mob of rioters during the attack on the U.S. Capitol building this month, escorted Vice President Harris at the inauguration.

Lawmakers Want to Award Capitol Officer Congressional Medal for Diverting Mob

Reps. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.), Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) introduced the measure, saying Goodman deserves Congress’ highest civilian honor after he was captured in photos and videos leading rioters away from the entrance to the Senate chamber.

FBI Arrests Arkansas Man Over Beating of DC Officer with Flagpole During Capitol Riot

Authorities said Peter Francis Stager was seen in videos of the riot holding an American flag on a pole, then using that pole as a weapon to strike the officer who was working to secure the building.

A Failure of Leadership: The Mayhem in DC

Local and federal authorities were warned that people gathering for the rally led by President Donald J. Trump might go sideways and get unruly—yet they were woefully unprepared for what unfolded.

Board Appoints New U.S. Capitol Police Chief

Yogananda Pittman becomes the first woman and first black person to serve in the post. She comes into the position experienced. She led the security footprint for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration.

Some Capitol Police Officers Suspended Over Riot Response

The suspensions come as investigators dig through photos and videos posted online showing much of what went on during the attack on the Capitol.

Former Capitol Officer: Our Training Didn’t Cover a Mob Storming the Building

I was a Capitol Police officer from 2001 to 2002 and even now remember the high quality of training. We were trained in what to do if gunmen tried to storm the Capitol, but we were not trained in what to do if hundreds of people decided to rush the building.

FBI Asks for Help Identifying Suspect in Officer's Murder During Capitol Riot

An image released by the FBI shows a man in a plaid jacket with a blue knit cap wielding a fire extinguisher during the incident where the officer was reportedly dragged into the crowd. There are reports that the officer died shortly after being hit with a fire extinguisher.

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Capitol Officer who Worked Riot Dies of Suicide

Howard Liebengood, 51, who went by “Howie,” had been an officer guarding the Capitol since 2005. The agency did not list a cause of when it announced Liebengood’s death, but a spokesman for the family confirmed Monday that he died by suicide and had been on duty at the Capitol on Wednesday