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Sat Jan 16, 2021, 03:49 PM

Off-duty police were part of the Capitol mob. Now police are turning in their own

I'm glad to see the thin blue line is cracking. No more codes of silence.

Source: WaPo
Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/police-trump-capitol-mob/2021/01/16/160ace1e-567d-11eb-a08b-f1381ef3d207_story.html

Excerpt:

By
Kimberly Kindy,
Kim Bellware and
Mark Berman
Jan. 16, 2021 at 9:14 a.m. EST

During the chaos at the Capitol, overwhelmed police officers confronted and combated a frenzied sea of rioters who transformed the seat of democracy into a battlefield. Now police chiefs across the country are confronting the uncomfortable reality that members in their own ranks were among the mob that faced off against other law enforcement officers.

At least 13 off-duty law enforcement officials are suspected of taking part in the riot, a tally that could grow as investigators continue to pore over footage and records to identify participants. Police leaders are turning in their own to the FBI and taking the striking step of reminding officers in their departments that criminal misconduct could push them off the force and behind bars.

The reckoning within police departments comes as plans for new demonstrations this weekend and on Inauguration Day are solidifying, with authorities warning of the potential for violence in state capitals. Participants are expected to protest election results that made Joe Biden president-elect.

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Reply Off-duty police were part of the Capitol mob. Now police are turning in their own (Original post)
COL Mustard Jan 16 OP
Baked Potato Jan 16 #1
MagickMuffin Jan 16 #2
LakeArenal Jan 16 #3

Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Sat Jan 16, 2021, 04:11 PM

1. Great opportunity for Democrats to gather

in the good ones. Situations like this present a rare chance to swipe constituents in a bold stroke. If they are left to dangle they will fall off the tree and go bad.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Sat Jan 16, 2021, 04:15 PM

2. Rightfully so, they should be handing the info to the FBI


They tried to OVER THROW OUR GOVERNMENT!



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Response to MagickMuffin (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 16, 2021, 04:26 PM

3. And have not stopped.

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