Capitol sees stepped-up security on anniversary of Jan. 6 riot

Sources say the stepped-up law enforcement presence is coming out of an abundance of caution.

Jan 6, 2023, 11:24 AM

Updated 498 days ago

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It's been two years since the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol, and police there are increasing security in the event of possible protests.
Sources say the stepped-up law enforcement presence is coming out of an abundance of caution.
There are reports that some protesters may show up in Washington to mark the day, but estimates are only in the hundreds.
The measures are largely considered to be standard protocol in the wake of the previous riot.


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