最近的袭击使美国国会警察进一步陷入危机

星期五下午,一名司机在路障上撞向一名军官,造成一名士兵死亡,另一名受伤。. The attack comes after officers were overrun and injured when a violent mob overran the Capitol 一月. 6, breaking through insufficient barriers and pushing their way to within steps of 立法者. One officer died and another killed himself.

Scores of officers are considering early retirement, top leaders have resigned and those in office face increasing criticism. Security concerns over the events of the past four months may alter not only how the department operates, but also whether the historically public grounds can remain open.

CAPITOL POLICE IDENTIFY OFFICER KILLED IN ATTACK

The head of the Capitol Police union said officers arereelingfollowing the death on Friday of Officer Billy Evans, who was on the force for 18 年份. He was struck at a Capitol entrance by a man who, 根据调查人员, suffered from delusions and suicidal thoughts.

埃文斯’ death comes after Officer Brian Sicknick, who was among hundreds of officers trying to fight off rioters without the necessary equipment or planning, died following the Jan. 6 暴动. Officer Howard Liebengood died by suicide shortly afterward.

With the U.S. Capitol in the background, 我们. Capitol Police officers salute as procession carries the remains of a U.S. Capitol Police officer who was killed after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the Capitol in Washington, 星期五, 四月 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

With the U.S. Capitol in the background, 我们. Capitol Police officers salute as procession carries the remains of a U.S. Capitol Police officer who was killed after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the Capitol in Washington, 星期五, 四月 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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