Why Are Capitol Police Officers Departing En Masse?

Capitol Police Officers

More than 70 law enforcement officers have left Washington, DC’s Capitol Police force following the chaotic event of January 6th Democrats like to call an “insurrection.”  Officers have continued to resign despite a proposal from House Democrats to offer $1.9 billion in additional funding to the department. The proposal includes back pay for overtime hours, hazard pay, trauma support, retention bonuses, and expanded access to equipment and training. The proposal allocates $22 million to boost security for lawmakers and establishes a quick-reaction team that would function as a standing force…

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