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The country are stepping up security after the massacre here in new York city police commissioner Ray Kelly told Fox News.
Officers are stationed at all forty theaters showing the Dark Knight rises to prevent any copycat incidents and -- just make people feel more comfortable.
And the nation's second largest theater chain AMC released a statement indicating a company.
We'll take extra precautions at all location to protect protect moviegoers and I quote we will not allow any guests into our theaters in costumes.
That make other guests feel uncomfortable.
And ANC went on to say we will not permit face covering masks or fake weapons inside our buildings.
Jonathan Hunt now live with -- Jonathan how obvious is this beefed up security -- you stand -- New York tonight.
It's -- this big they would err on the upper west side of Manhattan it is visible but far from overwhelming if you take a look at side of the theater not there is one police officer stationed at the end -- Another in a squad can't just in front of me and that's about it.
Which is pretty much exactly -- the NYPD would like it but you're seeing.
Scenes like this seems cities -- right across the country right now I'm here in New York the police commissioner Ray Kelly told us today.
But it's not just about preventing copycat attacks but it's also about simply making movie patrons feel bad -- listen.
We want to sort of -- that comfort level.
Both people going to the movie particularly parents -- know what's gonna be -- -- by.
A look a lot of young people so.
Just sort of -- that this -- -- point in time.
And the bottom line -- is that this kind of police presence at movie theaters may for the foreseeable future at least.
Become -- of the new normal -- you wonder how many places they can do this though and and and really what more can movie theaters do.
Well I've that the president of the CMP group here in New York which is a private security company told me today the one of the -- theater chains which I've been us not to mention.
Has already approached them about beefing -- A private security in the movie theaters.
On an open ended contract particularly.
In the theaters that -- showing that dot Knight rises up.
That security consultants also tell me the theaters themselves could make much more of that surveillance cameras.
And they questioned whether anybody may or may not have been watching a live surveillance feet outside the theater in Aurora that they say could be a critical improvement that a lot of -- -- -- But again police commissioner Ray Kelly Gary -- says in the end it is absolutely impossible.
Just stop every single.
Crazed individual listen.
Obviously this is saying -- the range then you'll.
And based on his his academic credentials he's intelligent.
It seems to be well planned he had you know body armor.
Protecting virtually every part of uses his body this was something that.
He didn't decide to do overnight.
Security experts also tell me -- that this is the time for the public.
To take some responsibility for their own security as sad as it may be those experts tell me.
Every single person going to a theater or -- restaurant simply -- to look around them be aware of their surroundings and going.
Going in thinking how to wind -- -- sit in the case of this sort of all full emergency -- Jonathan Hunt on the upper west side of Manhattan at the theater tonight will executive.
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