US Capitol Police whistleblower alleges leadership failures on January 6

Posted on AllSides October 11th, 2021
From The Left

A whistleblower identifying as a former high-ranking US Capitol Police official excoriated the department's leadership before, during and after the deadly January 6 insurrection in a new letter to Congress.

The 16-page letter, obtained by CNN and first reported by Politico, claims two Capitol Police officials -- assistant chief Yogananda Pittman and acting assistant chief Sean Gallagher -- did not share vital intelligence with other police leadership and did not act to help officers once the violence began on January 6, but haven't seen any consequences in the months since. The letter, dated...

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