Of that, roughly 700 of those will be Virginia State Police troopers. Some of them could be seen staging near Lambeth Field at the University of Virginia early Thursday, August 9. It's just one of the places around town being used to accommodate the increase in police vehicles and manpower.
A state of emergency has already been declared by Governor Ralph Northam, which will allow the Virginia National Guard to participate in security efforts for August 10-12. Three-hundred guardsmen will be on-call for the weekend.