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Flash Report Series - U.S. Capitol Building Window Installation, Preservation and Repair: Before and After January 6, 2021

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
2022-0003-IE-P
Report Type
Other
Joint Report
No
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Location(s)

Washington,
United States

Questioned Costs
$0
Funds for Better Use
$0

Recommendations

The Architect of the Capitol in coordination with the Capitol Police Board, implement consistent ballistic protection (Blast Resistant, Bullet Resistant and Forced-Entry Rated) for U.S. Capitol Building windows and other high risk entry points.

The Architect of the Capitol in coordination with the Capitol Police Board, implement budgeted security enhancements with a comprehensive security strategy and integration of countermeasures for the Capitol complex. Additionally, ensure that the security strategy is continuously updated and consistent with the Interagency Security Committee Standard updates and the Department of Homeland Security National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin.