Jan. 6 report says US Capitol Police were not prepared for riot

"The reason some of those police lines were breached was the lack of proper planning and the lack of equipment and training," Sen. Gary Peters said. "They did not have riot gear necessary to do that, the shields, helmets and protective clothing. Part of our recommendations is that you need to have plans - and there need to be exercises."

Accused US Capitol rioters blame insurrection on mob mentality

Christopher Grider said he came to Washington on Jan. 6 with no intention of rioting. But he got caught up in the mob of angry supporters of then-President Donald Trump as they surged into the U.S. Capitol, breaking through police barriers and smashing through doors.