No Pasadena Police Officers Present at U.S. Capitol Insurrection

No Pasadena Police Officers Present at U.S. Capitol Insurrection

first_imgPublic Safety No Pasadena Police Officers Present at U.S. Capitol Insurrection Los Angeles Police Dept., Los Angles County Sheriffs Dept. have notified the FBI of employees’ presence By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 4:55 pm Subscribe Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 18 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.center_img Herbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty A Dec. 6 rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. at which President Trump spoke later moved to the Capitol steps before breaking in. (Image by TapTheForwardAssist /Used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International)Although nearby law enforcement agencies reported that off-duty officers with their departments were in Washington, D.C., during the insurrection at the Capitol building, Pasadena police officials said no local officers attended the incident.“We are not aware of any Pasadena Police Officers participating, nor is there any information which indicates [that],” said Lt. William Grisafe.Hundreds of people descended on the Capitol after attending a Stop the Steal rally where President Donald Trump and several of his associates claimed the Nov. 3 election was rigged against him.Five people were killed as a result of the incident, and several people have been arrested. According to CNN, police have identified 200 suspects.On Thursday, L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva revealed that one person in his department admitted he was at the scene and has identified himself to the FBI.In a statement released later, Villanueva said, “I am very concerned one of my deputies may have been involved in wrongdoing at the U.S. Capitol,”’ adding that an administrative investigation has been opened into the matter and that he has briefed the FBI.Villanueva did not provide details on whether the deputy took part in the insurrection or is accused of committing any specific crime.An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department also reported attending the pro-Trump rally, but did not participate in any activity at the Capitol. The officer said he returned to where he was staying and saw the Capitol being stormed on television.After the rally, Trump’s supporters made their way into the Capitol and assaulted police officers as they screamed “Hang Mike Pence,” referring to the Vice President.The event forced Congress to temporarily delay the certification of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.Local members of Congress Reps. Adam Schiff and Judy Chu released real-time statements during the incident to ensure their constituents they were safe.“Hi folks, my staff and I are safe,” wrote Schiff. “Thanks to the Capitol Police. A violent mob won’t stop us from upholding our constitutional duty to certify the election. This is a moment when everyone must decide whether our democracy is worth protecting. I believe it is.” faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community Newslast_img

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