A National Guardsman stands at a road closure in front of East Capitol Ave on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 in Springfield, Ill. Gov. JB Pritzker called 250 members of the Illinois National Guard out to keep watch over downtown Springfield after the FBI sent out a memo informing law enforcement agencies of potential riots at state capitols across the country leading up to President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration on Wednesday. (Jared Treece | @bisalo)
A National Guardsman stands at a road closure in front of East Capitol Ave on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 in Springfield, Ill. Gov. JB Pritzker called 250 members of the Illinois National Guard out to keep watch over downtown Springfield after the FBI sent out a memo informing law enforcement agencies of potential riots at state capitols across the country leading up to President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration on Wednesday.

Jared Treece | @bisalo

Gallery: National Guard keeps watch over Illinois state Capitol ahead of Inauguration

January 17, 2021

It was another quiet day at the Capitol on Sunday with no protesters in sight, but the National Guard and State Police remained on high alert.

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