Since supporters of President Donald Trump overran the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 — forcing Congress to shut down and damaging halls of government — at least 948 people have been arrested and charged with crimes.
The FBI is seeking public assistance in identifying the people who participated in one of the most documented crimes in US history.
But since most of the rioters were allowed to walk free that day, it took some time to track them down.
This table includes the names, charges, links to court documents, and links to additional stories of all people charged so far. We are keeping it updated as the Ministry of Justice releases more
So far, only 450 federally charged rioters have pleaded guilty.
The number of people accused of insurgency is expected to continue to grow as FBI agents review video footage, social media posts, phone location data and tips from the public.
Democratic members of Congress lobbied for a bipartisan committee to investigate Capitol riots similar to those that occurred after 9/11, but Senate Republicans blocked the attempt.
The House of Representatives narrowly voted to establish a committee on June 30, 2021. Rep. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger are the only Republicans on the committee. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the Republican Party will launch its own investigation on January 6, 2021.
Since creating the House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol, the committee has interviewed hundreds of people, issued dozens of subpoenas, and sifted through thousands of documents related to the riots. The committee set its first session to present its findings on June 9, 2022.
On January 13, 2022, the Department of Justice released an indictment against oath guard leader, Elmer Stewart Rhodes, and 10 of his aides, accusing them of “seditious conspiracy,” the heaviest charge ever laid against any alleged troublemaker in Capitol. far.
The first jury trial related to the Capitol riots resulted in a jury finding rioter Jay Rivett guilty on each of the five charges he faced after less than 4 hours of deliberation. US prosecutors said Rivett brought a handgun and handcuffs to the Capitol, but he did not enter the building.