Prosecutors: Jan. 6 rioters committed more than 1,000 assaults on police

September 1, 2021 ☼ jan6rioters

Source: Politico - Link

The rioters who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection committed more than 1,000 assaults on federal officers, according to a review of body-cam footage that prosecutors described in a court filing late Wednesday.

“Based on a review of the body-worn-camera footage conducted by our Office, the footage displays approximately 1,000 events that may be characterized as assaults on federal officers,” wrote Emily Miller, the federal prosecutor leading evidence-collection efforts for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C.

Many of these would likely be misdemeanors, but still…