Capitol Police set for toilet training after breaking ‘rule number one,’ leaving guns in lavatories

Chad Pergram for Fox News reported this week on a series of incidents involving Capitol Police officers. He writes,

“Controlling your weapon …” mused an incredulous Rep. Rich Nugent, R-Fla., at a Wednesday hearing, probing why three U.S. Capitol Police officers mistakenly left their loaded service firearms in Capitol restrooms this year. “That’s like rule number one.”

Perhaps while doing number one, officers broke rule number one when they bid farewell to their arms in the congressional lavatories.

Nugent knows something about the best practices of law enforcement. He served for a decade as the sheriff of Hernando County, Fla. But it’s doubtful Nugent ever had to make sure his cadets went through “toilet training” before graduating from the academy.

For Capitol Police, it’s about to become part of the curriculum.

“We are now providing additional training on what to do when you have to go the bathroom,” U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine told the House Administration Committee as it studied the spate of incidents in the loo.

Read the full story at Fox News.