Second Capitol Police Officer, Jeffrey Smith, Commits Suicide After Capitol Riots

Acting D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee revealed Tuesday to the House Appropriations Committee that a second Capitol Police Officer, Jeffrey Smith, has committed suicide in the aftermath of the riots in the Capitol building on January 6. “Tragically, two officers who were at the Capitol on January 6th, one each from the Capitol Police and MPD, took their own lives in the aftermath of that battle,” Contee told the committee. “We honor the service and sacrifices of Officers Brian Sicknick, Howard Liebengood and Jeffrey Smith, and offer condolences to all the grieving families.” The D.C. Metropoli…

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