The department's downtown unit, which includes undercover officers, planned to work closely with the Americana's security detail on future movie showings, he said. Officers from department's graveyard shift will also be monitoring activity at the city's theaters.
It appeared most movie-goers didn't let the incident keep them out of theaters Friday afternoon as both local Pacific and AMC theater complexes were busy, particularly for “Dark Knight” showings.
“We've been having heavy sales,” said Stacie Ayon, manager of the Pacific Theaters in Glendale. “It is a blockbuster.”
Chris Rosa, 25, was headed into the 2:20 p.m. showing of “Dark Night” Friday at AMC Theatres.
“Burbank is way different from Colorado,” he said, “This is a different demographic, so I'm not too scared.”
He added, though, that increasing security would be a good idea.
“You can pat me down. I don't care,” he said.