The officer sped away after people began pounding on his windows, according to police in Tacoma, Washington.
Federal agents found photos and videos of Tam Dinh Pham inside the U.S. Capitol in his deleted images folder.
"People began screaming, 'Kill him with his own gun,'" said Officer Michael Fanone, who was defending the U.S. Capitol.
Many who stormed the Capitol appeared to employ tactics, body armor, and technology similar to the police they battled.
Unable to grasp how Trump supporters could turn against cops, many officers are blaming antifa for the deadly violence. Others joined the riot themselves.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday “the evidence is that it was a well-planned, organized group with leadership and guidance and direction."
The so-called "law and order" president has remained silent about a police officer who died after engaging with people rioting on Trump's behalf.
Before Trump’s extremist supporters stormed the Capitol, cops were accustomed to seeing them as allies.
"I was so scared," Alize James said after a couple drove off with the $10,000 pooch as she clung to the hood.
Minneapolis police shot and killed a man during a traffic stop. It’s the first police-involved death in the city since George Floyd’s death in May, which sparked nationwide protests.