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Grand Jury Declines To Return Indictment

June 16, 2006
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Acting Chief Christopher M. McGaffin
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 Immediate
(202) 224-1677  
   

7:45 p.m.

On June 16, 2006, the United States Capitol Police were notified by the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia that a District of Columbia Superior Court grand jury has declined to return an indictment in the case of the alleged assault by Representative Cynthia McKinney of United States Capitol Police Officer Paul McKenna. The United States Capitol Police respect the decision of the grand jury and appreciate the extensive and thorough investigative work of the United States Attorney's Office. The United States Capitol Police commend the professionalism of Officer Paul McKenna and the diligence of its investigative units in presenting this case to the United States Attorney's Office for its consideration.

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  Prepared by:
  Sergeant Kimberly Schneider
  United States Capitol Police
  Public Information Officer