Watchdog Says Capitol Police Deficient at Monitoring Threats


Just out now that shows us the U. S. Capitol Police department's internal watchdog showing highlighting some very serious deficiencies. Bill Alexander has that story. The Capitol police force was hurt by inadequate intelligence gathering ahead of the January 6th seed at the U. S Capitol. That's according to a new review by the department's internal watchdog. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says the police Department has had problems because of the increase in threats against lawmakers over the last five years, Testifying before a House committee Monday Bolted, recommended that the force hire more agents who are dedicated to assessing threats. The Capitol police sports that Friday that there has been a 107% increase and threats against members of Congress this year compared to 2020. Bill

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