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Contact:  Eva Malecki, Communications Director

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November 22, 2017 Press Release

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) has again been recognized as a premier police department by receiving its sixth consecutive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).  CALEA is the leading credentialing authority to improve public safety services across the country. 

October 18, 2017 Press Release

The running of the 42nd annual Marine Corps Marathon is taking place on Sunday, October 22, 2017. In order to ensure the safety of the approximately 30,000 runners expected to participate in event, there will be several street closures throughout the Capitol Complex beginning at approximately 6 a.m.

October 17, 2017 Press Release

On October 11, 2017, the United States Capitol Police “Guards” defeated the “Mean Machine” on the football field during the biennial Congressional Football Game for Charity by a score of 7-0.  The “Guards,” not hampered by a light, steady rain, displayed impressive teamwork in defeating the combined Member of Congress/NFL Alumni squad.  

The series now stands at 6-1-1.