How the Capitol Insurrection Should Have Been Handled, According to Police Leaders

January 8, 2021

By Sarah Holder and Nicole Flatow

From the article: "... For one thing, police leaders say, the process of preparing for a rally — even one rumored to be small — should have begun days earlier.

“You listen to the president’s intent before the rally, and then what was said at the rally, there was absolutely no question that the Capitol was the focus and so you had time to prepare for that,” said former Salt Lake City chief of police Chris Burbank, vice president of law enforcement strategy for the Center for Policing Equity. “Why was there not a wider perimeter set up? Why were there not more people set up in place that you would normally do if you have advance notice?” ..."

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