BALTIMORE - Area law enforcement are increasing patrols around movie theaters following a shooting during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" at a Colorado theater that killed 12.
Baltimore City Police say they will have extra security at movie theaters. There are only two movie theaters in Baltimore city that are showing "The Dark Knight Rises" today. They are the Landmark Harbors East Cinema and the Rotunda Cinemas. Police say they will be at all four city theaters though.
Baltimore County Police say they are increasing patrols around malls and movie theaters throughout the county. Baltimore Co. Police say theaters often employ off duty police officers, so law enforcement may already be present.
Howard County police say they have met with representatives from the two movie theaters in the county, at Snowden Square and the Mall in Columbia, to address any security concerns. Howard Co. Police are increasing visibility around the movie theaters, the Mall and the Lakefront area in Columbia.
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