Tight security in Washington DC ahead of Biden inauguration
BBC, 20 Jan 2021
In the aftermath of Capitol riots, Washington DC is preparing for Joe Biden’s inauguration with extreme security measures.
The US Secret Service has overall command, but this time they are supported by an increased mix of forces, including the DC Metropolitan Police Department and the National Guard.
Around 25,000 troops are deployed on the streets of Washington today to guard the Capitol where the ceremony to swear in President-elect Biden is taking place.