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Press Releases

March 3, 2021

The United States Capitol Police Department is aware of and prepared for any potential threats towards members of Congress or towards the Capitol complex. We have obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday, March 4.

February 26, 2021

The medical examiner’s report on Officer Brian Sicknick’s death, which followed the attack on the Capitol on January 6, is not yet complete. We are awaiting toxicology results and continue to work with other government agencies regarding the death investigation.

February 25, 2021

Today, U.S. Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman will appear before the House Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch via WebEx to testify at 10am ET about the attack on the Capitol on January 6th.