Capitol Police

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Capitol Police Chief: No Excuse for Leaving Guns in Bathroom

Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol’s public bathrooms three times this year.

05/20/2015

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Lawmakers Demand Answers After Capitol Police Leave Guns In Bathrooms

Lawmakers demanded answers Friday after a report that Capitol Police officers have left their guns in the bathrooms of the Capitol complex three times this year.

05/01/2015

Helicopter lands at U.S. Capitol

Pilot of Gyrocopter That Landed Near U.S. Capitol Charged

A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is “a patriot” who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said.

04/16/2015

The Cannon House Office Building. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Charged After Attempting To Enter Congressional Office Building With Gun

For the second time in as many weeks, a person has been arrested after trying to bring a gun into the Congressional Cannon House Office building.

07/23/2014

The Cannon House Office Building. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Congressman’s Staffer Denies Guilt in Gun Case

A Pennsylvania congressman’s press secretary has pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge after Capitol police say he carried a gun into a federal office building in Washington.

07/20/2014

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Suspicious Vehicle Cleared, Roadways Reopened Near Capitol Hill

An investigation into a suspicious vehicle on Capitol Hill has been cleared and roadways reopened, police say.

03/26/2014

Law enforcement personnel respond to a reported shooting at the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Report: Capitol Police Unit Recalled from Navy Yard ‘Reasonable’

A new report says a specially trained tactical Capitol Police squad was recalled from the scene of the Washington Navy Yard rampage in part because of concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol.

11/08/2013

The entrance to the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. A defense contractor named Aaron Alexis allegedly killed at least 12 people during a shooting rampage before being killed by police.  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Delay in Capitol Police Navy Yard Shooting Report

A report into the response by the U.S. Capitol Police to the Washington Navy Yard shooting has been delayed by the federal government shutdown.

10/18/2013

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Use Of Force To Be Studied In DC Police Chase

Police in Washington are reviewing the use of officers’ deadly force in the killing of a woman who tried to ram her car through a White House barrier, a shooting her family says was unjustified.

10/06/2013

U.S. Capitol Shooting

Car Chase Ends With Deadly Shooting Near Capitol

A woman is dead after D.C. police say she drove her unauthorized vehicle to a White House checkpoint, rammed a Secret Service vehicle while fleeing the scene, then led officers on a high-speed chase to the U.S. Capitol, causing a chaotic scene in the District shortly after 2:15 p.m.

10/03/2013

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