Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
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United States Capitol Police Announces Retirement of Chief Administrative Officer Gloria L. Jarmon
United States Capitol Police Chief Phillip D. Morse, Sr
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 January 8, 2011
(202) 224-1677
   

Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

The United States Capitol Police are directly involved in the ongoing investigation regarding the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona. We are currently working with Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

While the United States Capitol Police does not specifically discuss the security of Members of Congress including details on our protective measures, the United States Capitol Police has communicated with Members of Congress advising them to take reasonable and prudent precautions regarding their personal safety and security.

The United States Capitol Police remains at a high level of readiness, consistent with our operating conditions on U.S. Capitol Grounds, and we continue to maintain a robust presence.

If there are any questions about these events or our security procedures, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.

 

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  Prepared by:
  Sergeant Kimberly Schneider
  United States Capitol Police
  Public Information Office