PHOTO GALLERY: From lizards on leashes to some awesome RNC swag, here is Day 1 in photos

Posted at 4:28 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 17:45:02-04

WCPO Insider photojournalist Emily Maxwell is at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where she is capturing the event in photos.

From lizards on leashes to men carrying assault rifles to scores of police officers on bicycles, here's a look at the first day of the convention.

CLICK HERE for more photos or tap the image below