A Washington D.C. law enforcement officer who was swarmed and beaten by pro-Trump rioters at the U.S. Capitol recently reviewed his traumatic experience.
” If it wasn’t my task I would have done that for free. It was absolutely my satisfaction to crush a white nationalist insurrection,” Daniel Hodges informed NBC News on Thursday. “I’m happy I remained in a position to be able to help. We’ll do it as often times as it takes.”
Hodges was caught in a video being crushed in a doorway by a violent mob. He stated they then took his devices and beat him.
” They ripped my mask off. Stole my devices. Beat me up. Sprayed me with everything,” he said.
Hodges was one of numerous officers who battled to ward off the insurrection on January 6. A minimum of five people were eliminated during the siege, including Capitol Hill law enforcement officer Brian Sicknick.
D.C. Law Enforcement Officer Michael Fanone informed CNN Friday that a group of rioters beat him to the ground, stripped him of his gear, and threatened his life.
” Some guys began obtaining my gun and they were yelling out, ‘Eliminate him with his own gun,'” Fanone stated.
Just after the officer beginning yelling “I have kids” did a few people action in to use him protection.