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Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick Died from Strokes

The medical examiner noted Officer Sicknick was among the officers who engaged the Capitol mob and said “all that transpired played a role in his condition.”

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CA Man Charged with Attacking DC Officer with Stun Gun During Capitol Riot

Officer Michael Fanone said that after being dragged down the steps of the Capitol, he was shocked with a stun gun and drifted in and out of consciousness. He said he heard members of the mob urging others to kill him with his own gun.

Capitol Officers Sue Trump Over Injuries Suffered in Riot

James Blassingame and Sidney Hemby, filed their complaint in the Federal District Court in the District of Columbia, and are each seeking compensatory damages in excess of $75,000, plus punitive damages.

FBI Asks Public to Help ID Capitol Rioters Who Attacked Officers

The FBI’s Washington Field Office has released new information and videos of suspects in the most egregious assaults on federal officers during the riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, and is seeking the public’s help to identify them.

2 Charged Over Bear Spray Attack on Fallen Capitol Officer

The suspects are charged with nine counts including assaulting three officers with a deadly weapon — Brian Sicknick, another U.S. Capitol Police officer identified as C. Edwards, and a D.C. police officer identified as B. Chapman.

General's Report on DC Riot Says Capitol Police Need 884 More Officers

The report says the Capitol Police were "understaffed, insufficiently equipped and inadequately trained" to secure the Capitol and Congress members against the mob on Jan. 6, a 24/7 so a "Quick Reaction Force" (QRF) must be established amid growing security threats to the building.

Capitol Police Want 60-Day Extension on National Guard Aid

Acting Police Chief Yogananda Pittman asked the Department of Defense to continue to provide support in the Capitol, where 5,200 guardsmen are currently deployed.

PA Chief Placed on Leave After Officer Arrested Over Capitol Riot

North Cornwall Township Police Chief John Leahy was temporarily placed on paid administrative leave, the township’s board of supervisors announced in a news release Monday.

Mother of Fallen Capitol Officer Believes He Died of Stroke

The official statement from the U.S. Capitol Police Department was measured and vague as to the cause. According to the police, "Officer Brian D Sicknick passed away due to injuries sustained while on duty."

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Capitol Officer Describes His Experience During Jan. 6 Riot

“There were dozens of Eugene Goodmans that day,” said Officer Harry Dunn. “Eugene got caught on camera and I'm not surprised that he did the right thing, the brave thing, the heroic thing -- there were so many Eugene Goodmans that weren't caught on camera that day. … and I'm proud to work with all of them.”