BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Twenty-six Baltimore Police officers will be headed to Washington DC next week to help with security around Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the group of officers — one captain, one lieutenant, six sergeants and 18 officers — will be on parade assignment on Pennsylvania Avenue.READ MORE: Job Fair Aims To Help Candidates Find Path Out Of COVID-19 Pandemic
Harrison said it would be “very low impact” and that they provided the number of officers as requested by DC officials.READ MORE: 83-Year-Old Man John Lomax Jr. Killed In Reisterstown Crash
As for the city, Harrison said they will be ready should any demonstrations happen locally.
“We have protocols in place and we’ve adjusted manpower to make sure that we have sufficient coverage and make sure all the buildings are safe,” Harrison said.MORE NEWS: Murder Of Pregnant Woman Rabiah Ahmad, Daughter Ahja Still Unsolved One Year Later
The police commissioner said they also sent officers to help during President Donald Trump’s inauguration four years ago.