VT Says this is a Coverup: Six US Capitol police officers could face discipline for 6 January actions

Internal investigation recommends disciplinary measures against officers but none will face criminal charges

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VT: Several members of the Capitol police are members of Oath Keepers and were in communication with insurrectionists in the days previous to the attack.  We believe they also met with certain members of congress as well.  The charges listed here, based on what we all saw, are evidence of a coverup.  We all saw Capitol Police helping rioters get past police lines and allowing them to enter the Capitol Building while others fought for their lives.

Guardian: An internal investigation by the US Capitol police (USCP) has recommended disciplinary measures against six of its officers for their actions during the 6 January riot, although none will face criminal charges.

In a statement, the USCP said its office of professional responsibility had opened 38 separate investigations following the deadly attack on the Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump seeking to overturn his election defeat.

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Investigators were able to identify officers involved in 26 of the cases, the statement said, and found no evidence of wrongdoing in 20.

Of the other six, it said, three are cited for conduct unbecoming, one for failing to comply with directives, one for improper remarks, and one for “improper dissemination of information”.

None of the officers was named, and no specific details of the incidents were released because “internal investigations, including any recommended disciplinary actions, as well as personnel matters are not public information”, the department said, adding that the US attorney’s office did not find evidence that any of its officers had committed a crime.

“The six sustained cases should not diminish the heroic efforts of the United States Capitol police officers. On January 6, the bravery and courage exhibited by the vast majority of our employees was inspiring,” the statement concluded.  Read more…

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/12/us-capitol-police-internal-investigation-disciplinary-measures

 

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  1. Hopefully, these officers were able to cop a plea if they agree to testify against the real perps of 1/6, members of Congress and members of the Trump administration. Even “the Donald” himself has much to fear from an actual police officer detailing how he was in communication with the rioters all along.