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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

'Hundreds' in law enforcement defend state Capitol

Mill Creek officers trained for civil disturbance assignments, in the past


Last updated 1/29/2021 at 12:07pm

Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol.

Eight agencies across the state were dispatched to protect the Capitol for the start of the legislative session.

Hundreds of law enforcement were deployed to the state Capitol, to safely usher in the start of the Legislative Session.

Defense of the Capitol in Washington state is shown in images that were provided by the Washington State Patrol. Photos were taken from behind the fencing at the Capitol Campus, the past week, the WSP reported.

The Beacon issued a question in a press brie ng this week, inquiring about the number of law enforcement present at the state Capitol. The count was requested as a comparator to the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 where law enforcement appeared to be a minimal presence during...

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