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Officer who diverted rioters escorts Harris at inauguration

(CNN) – When Vice President Kamala Harris took the oath of office, she was joined by Eugene Goodman.

He is the Capitol Police Officer who became the face of resistance to rioters who stormed the Capitol two weeks ago.

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Thank you, Officer Goodman. You are a real hero. pic.twitter.com/xj1gu93qfv

– Congressman Chellie Pingree (@chelliepingree) January 20, 2021

He has taken on a new role – as a deputy sergeant.

Washington is in heightened security after the deadly January 6 uprising that temporarily disrupted election certification.

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