Press Releases

September 1, 2023

On Sunday, September 3, 2023, the annual Labor Day Capitol Concert, featuring the National Symphony Orchestra, will be held on the West Front of the United States Capitol at 8:00 p.m. The gates will open to the public at 3:00 p.m.  

August 8, 2023

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is making improvements to the hiring process and launching a new recruiting campaign in order to hire more agents and investigators to protect Members of Congress. The changes come as the Department continues to expand its protective and investigative responsibilities.

August 2, 2023

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is still investigating a false report of an active shooter on Capitol Grounds, which officers cleared this afternoon.