Law enforcement in Pennsylvania are preparing to protect the state Capitol Complex in Harrisburg by taking safety measures in the event that violent protests occur, WGAL-TV reported. We are going to have hundreds of police mobilized which includes the Capitol Police, the state police, obviously Harrisburg police, and police from surrounding municipalities even the Pennsylvania National Guard, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse in a Twitter post on Friday. I think it's possible to be optimistic while also being prepared for whatever comes our way, Papenfuse said. The Capitol will be defended, Harrisburg will be protected and we will make it through this challenging time together.WMTV reported that capitol police and state National Guard are prepared, and the building windows were boarded up as a precaution. WRIC-TV reported that the Virginia National Guard and state police are mobilized around the state Capitol in Richmond as some windows are boarded up for protection. If you're planning to come here or up to Washington with ill intent in your heart, you need to turn around and go home, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said at a press conference. You are not welcome here, and you are not welcome in our nation's capitol.And if you come here and act out...Virginia will be ready, Northam continued. According to WTVR-TV, Virginia Capitol Square will remain closed until at least January 21. In Michigan, authorities are prepared for potential unrest. Although some protesters arrived at the building on Sunday, no one was arrested, according to the Detroit Free Press. Massive security efforts are underway at the New York State Capitol building in Albany with heavy police presence and barricades to protect the building, WNYT-TV reported. Given recent events in Washington and across the country, the New York State Police has, out of an abundance of caution, taken steps to harden security in and around the State Capitol in Albany, an NYS police spokesperson told Democrat and Chronicle in a statement. These restrictions are in place until further notice.South Carolina officers stand firm outside the statehouse. The South Carolina Bureau of Protective Services announced there were no arrests or incidents following brief protests on Sunday. Governor Roy Cooper greenlit an estimated 350 National Guard troops in North Carolina, according to a January 13 press release. Ongoing security concerns in Washington, DC and state capitals around the nation following last week's attack on the US Capitol must be taken seriously, and I will deploy necessary resources to keep North Carolinians safe. Cooper said in a press release. I have spoken with state and federal authorities and thank the men and women of the North Carolina National Guard for their continued service to our state and nation.State troopers are on the ground to protect the state capitol in Nashville. The Tennessean reported that although there have been no demonstrations as of early Sunday afternoon, authorities remain alert. Utah Governor issued a state of emergency earlier this week in light of potential protests, according to KUTV. FOX 13 reported that the National Guard and local state troopers are prepared for any possible threats. In Minnesota, State Patrol stands guard as small pro-Trump protesters gathered in front of the Capitol building, FOX 9 reported.CBS Boston reported that local authorities announced closed roads by the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston as a security measure. According to WWLP-TV, the statehouse is currently closed. The Ohio National Guard and Ohio State Highway Patrol are guarding the statehouse.Protesters demonstrated in front of the building with no violent behavior, according to WCMH-TV.The Atlanta Constitution reported that the Georgia State Capitol building is heavily protected by state and capitol police and the state guard. Illegal, un-American activity like we saw last week in Washington, D.C., will not be tolerated in Georgia, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp tweeted Thursday.Let me be clear: if you're coming to Georgia to break the law, it's better to not come at all.At the Mississippi State Capitol building, capitol police and state highway patrol are present, the Clarion-Ledger reported. State officials announced that the Texas Capitol building is closed until after Inauguration Day, according to the Dallas Morning News.The Texas Department of Public Safety is aware of armed protests planned at the Texas State Capitol this week and violent extremists who may seek to exploit constitutionally protected events to conduct criminal acts, DPS Director Steven McCraw said in a statement on Friday.As a result, DPS has deployed additional personnel and resources to the Capitol and are working closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Austin Police Department to monitor events and enforce the rule of law.At the Washington State Capitol building in Olympia, the state National Guard monitors the area.