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USCP Plans for Extra Security Ahead of the Joint Session of Congress

February 18, 2022
Press Release

Law enforcement agencies across the National Capital Region are aware of plans for a series of truck convoys arriving in Washington, DC around the time of the State of the Union. As with any demonstration, the USCP will facilitate lawful First Amendment activity. The USCP is closely coordinating with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including DC’s Metropolitan Police Department, the United States Park Police, the United States Secret Service and other allied agencies to include the DC National Guard.” – The United States Capitol Police

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Here is additional information to address numerous inquiries we have received this evening: 

The United States Capitol Police and the United States Secret Service have been closely working together to plan for the upcoming State of the Union.  The temporary inner-perimeter fence is part of those ongoing discussions and remains an option, however at this time no decision has been made.” – The United States Capitol Police