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Ex-NYPD Officer Who Attacked Capitol Police on Jan. 6 Gets 10-Year Prison Term

HeadlineSep 02, 2022

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has sentenced a former New York City police officer to 10 years in prison after he was filmed attacking a Capitol police officer with a flag pole during the January 6, 2021, assault on Congress. Thomas Webster’s sentence is the longest of about 250 handed down so far against people who followed then-President Donald Trump’s order to march on the Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election victory.

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