Police officers carrying riot gear walking past a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee in downtown Charlottesville on August 10, 2018. Photo: EPA Police officers carrying riot gear walking past a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee in downtown Charlottesville on August 10, 2018. Photo: EPA
Police officers carrying riot gear walking past a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee in downtown Charlottesville on August 10, 2018. Photo: EPA
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Checkpoint Charlottesville: police lock down city one year on from deadly riot

Hundreds of extra officers mobilised to keep order after authorities declared a state emergency, fearing a repeat of last year’s chaos

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Police officers carrying riot gear walking past a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee in downtown Charlottesville on August 10, 2018. Photo: EPA Police officers carrying riot gear walking past a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee in downtown Charlottesville on August 10, 2018. Photo: EPA
Police officers carrying riot gear walking past a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee in downtown Charlottesville on August 10, 2018. Photo: EPA
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