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'The Worst I've Seen': Capitol Police Face Scrutiny For Lack Of Transparency

Critics say the Capitol Police's history of secrecy contributed to the failure to prevent the Capitol riot. Unlike many departments, the agency is exempt from releasing records like bodycam footage.

A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard outside the Capitol ahead of the inauguration for President Biden on Jan. 20. Yegor Aleyev/Tass via Getty Images hide caption

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Yegor Aleyev/Tass via Getty Images

'The Worst I've Seen': Capitol Police Face Scrutiny For Lack Of Transparency

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