A Conversation with The Honorable William J. Walker, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives
December 13, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am EST
December 13, 2022 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am EST
Join BENS DC for an in-person conversation with The Honorable William J. Walker, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives.
Walker was sworn in as Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives on April 26, 2021. He is the thirty-eighth person to hold this post since the House of Representatives first met in New York City in 1789. Prior to this, Major General Walker was the 23rd Commanding General of the District of Columbia Army and Air Force National Guard.
As an elected officer of the House of Representatives, the Sergeant at Arms is the chief law enforcement and protocol officer of the House of Representatives and is responsible for maintaining order in the House side of the United States Capitol complex. The Sergeant at Arms reviews and implements all issues relating to the safety and security of Members of Congress and the Capitol complex. The Sergeant at Arms also coordinates extensively with the U.S. Capitol Police and various intelligence agencies to assess threats against Members of Congress and the Capitol complex.
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