In light of the multiple terrorist attacks that
took place this morning in London, England, the United States
Capitol Police will be elevating our security postures throughout
the Capitol Complex. Additional patrols will be added to assist
with vehicular and pedestrian security screening. This screening
may be a cursory visual check, although, further investigation
may be necessary.
Although the department has not elevated
our threat level, these additional procedures are meant to
augment our normal functions to ensure a safe and open environment.
The United States Capitol Police continue to monitor these
unfolding events and have been working closely with our federal
and local law enforcement partners. We ask everyone to remain
vigilant and to report any suspicious items or persons at