Yogananda Pittman Wiki – Yogananda Pittman Bio
Yogananda Pittman was elected Deputy of the US Capitol Police following the resignation of former Chief Steven Sund, who resigned in the days following the siege in the US Capital and left suddenly.
The US Capital Police said that Pittman was USCP deputy chief and joined the department in 2001. After joining the department in April 2001, his first job was to protect US Senators and dignitaries. Pittman will be the first woman and the first Black person to hold the position, according to Morgan State University where she graduated.
Capitol Police announced on Thursday that Chief Steven Sund would resign, which will take effect on January 16. However, NBC 4 News had already left by the morning of January 10th.
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Donald Trump’s Inauguration Ceremony in 2013
Capitol Police said Pittman was in charge of security at Trump’s opening ceremony. At that time, he was a captain appointed to the Capitol Division as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, he led 400 police officers and civilians.
“As a commander, he oversaw over 400 officers and civilians and led efforts to establish the security footprint for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration,” the USCP wrote.
Pittman has also served in accountability roles in the department.
“In December 2015, Chief Deputy Pittman was promoted to Inspector and appointed to the Office of Accountability and Improvement, where the Department was appointed Chief of Police to respond to all civil and sworn disciplinary appeals and complaints. “USCP was promoted to Vice President in June 2018 and was named Bureau Commander for the Office of Command and Coordination.”
The US Capitol Police Board, which oversees security on Capitol Hill, dropped to just one member on 8 January. Pittman is now joining the board, and the new deputy chair, Jennifer Hemingway, also serves as the Senate Sergeant in arms. According to NBC 4 News. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sought and received the resignation of Senate Attorney General Michael Stenger resigned immediately at the request of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Paul Irving, longtime Sergeant Major of the House of Representatives, also resigned. Capitol J. Brett Blanton was the only remaining member of the board at that time. According to NBC 4 News, the board oversees a half-billion dollar budget and thousands of employees.