US Capitol Police Get New Chief

A decorated former Maryland police chief has been appointed to head the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), the law enforcement agency has announced. Tom Manger, who has worked in policing for 42 years, including as police chief in Montgomery County, Maryland, and in Fairfax County, Virginia, will on Jan. 23 assume command as the new chief of USCP, according to the Capitol Police Board. The Capitol Police Board, which includes the House and Senate sergeant-at-arms and the Architect of the Capitol, oversees the USCP, the federal law enforcement agency tasked with safeguarding Congress. “Congress is fortunate to have a seasoned decision-maker who will lead with integrity, draw on his regional experience in strengthening partnerships with law enforcement partners, and make intelligence-based security decisions,” the board said in a statement that noted Manger’s selection came after a nationwide recruitment by a leading executive search firm. Manger has received numerous awards over the …Read More

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