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Wed Jan 13, 2021, 08:08 PM

Off-duty cops who rioted at Capitol facing investigations

Police departments across the country have opened investigations after discovering that members of their police force were involved in last week’s Capitol riot. According to reports, multiple off-duty cops have been identified as pro-Trump rioters and are now facing repercussions back home.

The Seattle Police Department recently announced that two of its officers had been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into their alleged participation in the insurrection. The New York Times reports that officers from Texas, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire are also facing investigations after posting photos from the riot.

According to the outlet, San Antonio Lt. Roxanne Mathai posted a video of herself on Facebook near the Capitol. Mathai had reportedly been wearing a red, white and blue face mask and had wrapped herself in an American flag. In the background of the clip, Capitol Police could be seen using tear gas to control the crowd, which could indicate that the protest had already been declared an unlawful assembly.

“If that is the case and she remained on scene and began filming and began making challenging statements, that means breaking the law,” Sheriff Javier Salazar, who opened the investigation, told the Times.

Read more: https://www.revolt.tv/news/2021/1/12/22227171/off-duty-cops-capitol-riot-investigation

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