GPO police officers have similar training and salaries to Capitol Police, according to Andrew M. Sherman, chief of staff for the GPO. The North Capitol Street headquarters also falls within Capitol Police jurisdiction, he said.
When the idea was raised on Wednesday, Vance-Cooks received it as she did nearly all recommendations for the transitioning agency. Itís a suggestion she said she is ďopen to discussing.Ē
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.