U.S. Capitol Police
In 2011, 21 U.S. Capitol Police officers were assaulted; 8 sustained injuries.
Type of activity
- 18 of the officers attacked were assigned to patrol or guard duty.
- 3 officers had custody of prisoners when they were attacked.
- 1 officer was assaulted with a vehicle.
- 20 officers were assaulted with other types of dangerous weapons.
Dispositions were not reported for the 12 suspects who were identified in the assaults on U.S. Capitol Police officers.