Categories History Photography Washington, DC on High Alert Post author By David Enzel Post date January 12, 2021 No Comments on Washington, DC on High Alert The US Army Protecting the Longworth House of Representatives Office Building, © David Enzel, January 10, 2021 This is a tense period in the nation’s capital. Key institutions look like an armed camp. I have lived in Washington over 40 years and have never seen anything like this. The Supreme Court is surrounded by a protective fence. © David H. Enzel, 2021 The Capitol is fenced off and protected by the US Army after the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021. The flag is at half mast because United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick passed away due to injuries sustained while on-duty during the attack. © David H. Enzel, 2021 At approximately 9:30 p.m. on January 7, 2021, United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick passed away due to injuries sustained while on-duty. Officer Sicknick was responding to the riots on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol and was injured while physically engaging with protesters. He returned to his division office and collapsed. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The death of Officer Sicknick will be investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch, the USCP, and other agencies. Officer Sicknick joined the USCP in July 2008, and most recently served in the Department’s First Responder’s Unit.© David H. Enzel, 2021 Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Tags Washington DC ← International Holocaust Remembrance Day → Nuremberg War Crimes Trial Recordings Now Online Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.