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26 Baltimore cops went to DC to assist with the housewarming safety

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Twenty-six Baltimore police officers will travel to Washington, DC next week to ensure the safety of Joe Biden's inauguration.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the group of officers – a captain, a lieutenant, six sergeants, and 18 officers – would parade on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Harrison said it was "very small" and they reported the number of officers as requested by DC officials.

As for the city, Harrison said they would be ready if there were any demonstrations on the ground.

"We put logs in place and adjusted the workforce to make sure we had adequate coverage and that all buildings were secure," said Harrison.

The police commissioner said they had also sent officials to help with President Donald Trump's inauguration four years ago.

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