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June 21, 2019 Press Release
Know Before You Go: Information on the Concert, Rehearsal, Prohibited Items & Street Closures

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, the 39th annual “A Capitol Fourth” Concert, celebrating America’s Independence Day, will air live from the West Front of the United States Capitol.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, and gates will open to the public at 3 p.m.  

June 14, 2019 Press Release

The Capitol Police Board announced today the selection of Acting Chief of Police Steven A.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives honoring the distinguished service of U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa, following his retirement after 34 years of service in law enforcement: