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October 24, 2018 Press Release

At approximately 9:15 a.m., the United States Capitol Police (USCP) Hazardous Devices Section responded to a report of one suspicious package addressed to a Member of Congress at a Congressional Offsite Mail Screening Facility.  The facility was evacuated as a precaution.

October 23, 2018 Press Release
Annual Race Will Impact Capitol Complex on Sunday, October 28, 2018

The running of the 43rd annual Marine Corps Marathon will occur on Sunday, October 28, 2018.  In order to ensure the safety of the approximately 24,000 runners expected to participate in event, there will be several street closures throughout the Capitol Grounds beginning at approximately 6 a.m.

October 5, 2018 Press Release

United States Capitol Police officers responded to multiple instances of unlawful demonstration activities on Friday, October 5, 2018. 

A total of 101 individuals were arrested.  Additional details are below.