Skip to comments.Washington Navy Yard shooting: Capitol Police to review response
Posted on 09/19/2013 2:59:58 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg
Washington DC's Capitol Police have ordered a review into a BBC report that an armed police team was ordered not to respond to Monday's mass shooting.
A tactical response team from the force was told by a supervisor to leave the scene instead of aiding municipal officers, police sources told the BBC.
The Capitol Police sources suggest they could have saved lives had they been allowed to go in.
Aaron Alexis, 34, killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard.
In a statement on Wednesday, the US Capitol Police Board said the force's Chief Kim Dine had asked it to conduct "a comprehensive, independent review of the facts surrounding the Capitol Police's response to the Navy Yard shootings".
The Capitol Police Board said it had responded by establishing a "Fact Review Team", led by Michael Stenger, a former assistant director of the US Secret Service.
'Lives may have been saved'
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“We’re with the government, and we’re here to help...not.”
I would like to NOT pay taxes for several years. Then, when discovered, be able to investigate myself and issue a report exonerating me. You know, like all these govt. agencies do.
“What difference, at this point, does it make?”
I find it interesting, like Benghazi. Someone ordered the guys who can deal with these situations to "stand down"...
Who did it and why?
This will grow some legs.
Hope you dn’t mind if I park this tidbit here:
Ping to a few!
I find that quite interesting.
I doubt it will be all they will find if they look hard enough.
More like a turf war.
Mohammed Salem? Imagine that.
What was he doing in RI? He certainly got around.
Just weeks before Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis went on Monday’s bloody rampage, he was kicked out of a military housing complex in Rhode Island after complaining about noises coming from the linen closet.
The information is the latest insight into the troubled state of mind of Alexis in the weeks leading up to Monday’s massacre during which he shot and killed 12 people dead.
Alexis was living at the Naval Bachelor Enlisted Quarters in Newport, R.I., until early last month when he complained about hearing noise coming from the linen closet and was forced to leave.
Around the same time, Alexis allegedly had a run-in with a family waiting to fly home to Alabama from Norfolk International Airport, Va. on Aug 4.
Living in military housing but not in the military anymore? How does that happen? Why RI?
I still think this dude was inspired by Islamism. I dont care if it is PC or not. Until I see proof..solid proof, otherwise, I am continuing to watch that angle.
Every single attack on our bases and recruiting centers has had an Islamic connection as I recall....here and abroad. The odds are in my favor.
I wouldnt bet against it.
Thanks for the reminder...haha.
With the PC Islamist apologist and inabler government we have now, any and all connections this killer may have to Islamist thought will be buried. Nothing to see...move along. The media has already left the story because it does not fit the false narrative(not white, not a TP patriot or NRA member).
Washington, D.C. TV station WUSA-9 broke this story two hours before the BBC:
WUSA9 has learned that a Capitol Police tactical team was prepared to enter the Navy Yard to stop Aaron Alexis -- and was ordered back to the Capitol by a watch commander.
The team was in contact with Metropolitan Police, who were pleading for help, but was turned around by a Capitol Police inspector.
Two MPD officers went in without the team, and one of the officers was shot.