(CNN) Six US Capitol Police officers have been suspended with pay, and 29 others have been placed under investigation, for their actions in the January 6 riot, a department spokesman said Thursday.
“The investigation into the January 6 attack remains under investigation,” department spokesman John Stolnis told CNN. “Acting 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.”
CNN reported in January that the USCP had placed at least 10 officers under investigation, and two others had been suspended.
Coronavirus live updates: Fauci says moves to reopen ‘inexplicable’ as U.S. case numbers plateau – The Washington Post
With newly reported coronavirus cases stalling at high levels after weeks of decline, and fewer Americans getting tested, health experts warned that pandemic fatigue in the United States could jeopardize recent progress against the virus. Despite the warnings, some states with still-growing outbreaks, such as Texas and Mississippi, have relaxed restrictions. “I don’t know why …Read more