COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Law enforcement and other public officials want to assure South Carolinians there are basic safety actions in position ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
The FBI has warned of the probable for armed protests at all 50 statehouses, as very well as the U.S. Capitol.
To that close, the South Carolina Condition Residence will be closed to the community from Jan. 16 to 20.
Friday, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, Main Skip Holbrook and Sheriff Leon Lott resolved the public with much more details.
Area law enforcement will be operating with state authorities to make sure the public’s protection.
Crews are doing work to place up physical obstacles at the Condition House and law enforcement mentioned patrols will encompass the constructing for the coming days.
Officers reminded the community Friday that it is unlawful to have weapons on the Point out Home grounds.
WIS reached out to the state National Guard to see if they are included and acquired this response:
“At this time, we have not acquired any requests for help from the South Carolina Countrywide Guard. If the require is established, the South Carolina National Guard performs our state mission at the route of the governor and in aid of civilian law enforcement. If known as upon, the South Carolina Countrywide Guard is qualified and prepared to aid civilian legislation enforcement to assure the protection, protection, and welfare of the point out and citizens.”
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