While investigators want to identify protesters who attacked the US Capitol UsPolice departments in the state of Virginia and Washington have placed the police on leave while officers investigated whether they participated in illegal acts while they were out of service.
Firefighters in Florida and New York City also said they reported allegations on some federal officials that some of their members may have been present when the mob stormed the Capitol when Congress came to certify the results of the November 3 presidential election Was received for .
The police department of Rocky Mount, a small town in Virginia, said Sunday (10) that it placed two officers on administrative leave after learning that they had attended an “event” in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday (6) . When they were closed.
“The city of Rocky Mount fully supports the freedom of expression and all legal manifestations of the assembly of its employees, but does not tolerate illegal activities that occurred on that day,” the department said in a statement.
Five people, including Capitol policemen, lost their lives when they supported the president Donald Trump Hurricanes hit the Capitol in an effort to disrupt formal recognition of Trump’s electoral defeat for Democrats Joe Biden.
Dozens of people have been criminally charged and FBI Asked for help from the public to identify more participants.