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U.S. Capitol Police

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In 2010, 10 U.S. Capitol Police officers were assaulted; 1 sustained injuries.

Type of activity

  • 9 of the officers attacked were assigned to patrol or guard duty. 
  • 1 officer was assigned to other duties when attacked. 


  • 1 officer was assaulted with a firearm. 
  • 9 officers were assaulted with other types of dangerous weapons. 

Dispositional information

Dispositions were not reported for the 6 suspects who were identified in the assaults on U.S. Capitol Police officers.