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. It’s a suggestion she said she is “open to discussing.”
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.