Security around Washington, DC has been heightened in preparation for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, January 20th at noon.
The Capitol Police, US Secret Service, US Parks Police, Washington DC Metropolitan Police and National Guard forces from around the country are all in place to provide security and ensure a peaceful transfer of power.
Today, Coral Gables Police Chief Edward J. Hudak, Jr. announced that Coral Gables Police Department would also be participating in the security detail.
In a post on Instagram, the Coral Gables Police department announced that, “The Chief is sending 27 officers assigned to the 59th Presidential Inauguration detail to Washington D.C. They travel tonight and will assist local law enforcement with security on Wednesday’s events. We wish them a wonderful experience and to come home safe. #presidentialinauguration2021“