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Mon Mar 8, 2021, 01:17 PM

Review says Capitol Police ill-equipped to deal with threats, more security measures needed

Source: NBC News

A report commissioned by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol calls for increased staffing and intelligence for the Capitol Police, a permanent quick reaction force and "mobile" fencing.

The final draft of the report by retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré on Capitol Hill security will be briefed to House members in three separate sessions on Monday. NBC News was provided a copy by a senior Democratic aide.

The report says the force is currently ill-equipped to deal with the "volume and nature" of the threats facing the Capitol complex, many of which are coming from "domestic elements."

"The USCP is not postured to track, assess, plan against, or respond to this plethora of threats due to significant capacity shortfalls, inadequate training, immature processes, and an operating culture that is not intelligence-driven," the report says,



Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/review-says-capitol-police-ill-equipped-to-deal-with-threats-more-security-measures-needed/ar-BB1emT8H?li=BBnbcA1

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