Whistleblower says he hasn’t been contacted by Jan. 6 committee despite ‘explosive report’ on the Capitol Police
A Capitol Police whistleblower came forward saying that he witnessed senior leaders in the department standing motionless watching the attack unfold on television instead of rushing to help their officers. At the time, Congress said that it would be reaching out to add that to their investigation.
According to Politico, however, the whistleblower still hasn't been contacted by the Jan. 6 House Select Committee probing the incident, those who participated in the organization and what led to the violence.
"He said the police force deserves more attention from the select committee than it's gotten so far, and added that he would talk to investigators if they reach out," said the report, not citing the former high-ranking department official.
The House is currently attempting to enforce subpoenas for key players in former President Donald Trump's circle. The committee voted Tuesday to pass criminal contempt of Congress charges onto the full House for a vote.
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An Indiana police officer has been charged for alleged sexual misconduct involving a 16-year-old, WNDU reports.
This Tuesday, South Bend Police Officer Timothy Barber was charged with six counts, including Child Seduction, a Level 5 Felony, Child Seduction, a Level 5 Felony, Public Indecency, a Class A Misdemeanor, Official Misconduct, a Level 6 Felony, Public Nudity, a Class B Misdemeanor, Official Misconduct, a Level 6 Felony.
"These allegations are disturbing and have no place in SBPD or the City of South Bend," said Mayor James Mueller. "Chief Ruszkowski and SBPD will continue to work with partnering agencies and will move immediately to place this officer on unpaid leave until the conclusion of the legal process."
"We will always be dedicated to protecting and serving our community and we take all crimes and allegations seriously; even those involving our officers," said SBPD Chief Scott Ruszkowski. "The officer was immediately relieved of duty two weeks ago when we were made aware of these allegations. Now that criminal charges have been filed, I will ask the Board of Public Safety tomorrow to place him on unpaid leave pending the criminal trial."
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