Investigators have tried to identify the protesters who attacked the United States Capitol, Virginia, and Washington State Police Departments, while officers investigated whether they participated in illegal acts when 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 a Capitol police officer, died when supporters of President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol in an attempt to disrupt formal recognition of Trump’s electoral defeat for Democrat Joe Biden.
Dozens of people have been charged with criminal charges and the FBI sought help from the public to identify more participants.