A second officer who had been injured as a result of the attack on the Capitol has died by suicide, Acting Police Chief Robert Contee for the Metropolitan Police Department announced during a Wednesday afternoon press conference.
In a closed-door session Tuesday with the House Appropriations Committee, acting D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Robert J. Contee said a third officer who responded to the U.S. Capitol's riot has died.
In a closed-door session Tuesday with the House Appropriations Committee, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Acting Chief Robert J. Contee said a third officer has died following the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
The inauguration’s security preparations have been “the tightest security that I've ever seen,” says acting Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee. On inauguration day, the MPD’s command center will be filled with FBI, Secret Service, and DOD officials.
Today, Robert J. Contee III was sworn in by @MayorBowser as Acting Chief of Police of the Metropolitan Police Department. The men and woman of MPD look forward to serving our great city under Chief Contee! #HereToHelp