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September 15th Protest Arrests at the U.S. Capitol

September 15, 2007
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Chief Phillip D. Morse, Sr
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 Immediate
(202) 224-1677 September 15, 2007 @ 8:00 p.m.

USCP made 189 arrests at the US Capitol for individuals who crossed police lines and attempted to enter secure areas near the Capitol. One felony arrest for Possession of an Incendiary Device. Those arrested are currently being processed at US Capitol Police facilities.  Two officers and two arrestees received minor injuries during the arrests.

If there are any questions about these events or security procedures, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.


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