Two Virginia police officers who attended pro-Trump rally in D.C. placed on administrative leave

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ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WRIC) — The Rocky Mount Police Department (RMPD) said they were made aware of two-off duty officers who attended the pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., on January 6.

In a released statement the RMPD said:

“The Rocky Mount Police Department is aware that two off-duty officers were present at an event in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The Town of Rocky Mount fully supports all lawful expressions of freedom of speech and assembly by its employees but does not condone the unlawful acts that occurred that day,” the released statement said. “Based on the available information, the Police Department has notified federal authorities and the individuals that were present at the event are on administrative leave pending a review.”

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