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  • Convicted

James DavisLast Updated: February 9, 2024


District of Columbia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in District of Columbia
  • Sentenced on Jan 1, 2024

Executive Summary

Davis charged toward officers while wielding a large stick. After an officer shouted for Davis to move back, he allegedly did not follow the command and again charged at the officers.

BWC footage captures Davis shouting and pushing down the hands of a second officer as the officer tries to block Davis’ advance. Davis is further seen in BWC footage pointing to his U.S. Marine Corps ball cap and stating, “I fought for this country… I’m a military f****** police,” as he pushed officers while wielding the large stick.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct and Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings
  • Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    District of Columbia | July 28, 2021
  • Sentenced

    January 1, 2024 "Sentenced to 2 months’ incarceration 24 months’ supervised release 6 months’ home detention $2,000 fine $100 special assessment"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 2 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 24 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2,100

Press Coverage

  • Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 15, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Virginia Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on July 29, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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