Disney, SeaWorld, Universal start using metal detectors at parks

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Disney has installed metal detectors at its theme parks.

It is also discontinuing the sale of toy guns at its parks and resorts and changing its costume policy. No one over the age of 14 will be allowed to wear costumes into the parks.

“We continually review our comprehensive approach to security and are implementing additional security measures, as appropriate,” said a Disney spokeswoman.

Only some guests, who are randomly selected, will have to go through the metal detectors.

Disney has increased the presence of local law enforcement officers at parks over the past few weeks, as well as the use of specially trained dogs.

Universal Studios and SeaWorld are also beefing up their security measures for the busy holiday season.

A Universal spokesman said it is also “testing” the use of metal detectors at its parks, which it has long used for special events.

At SeaWorld, guests can expect a “thorough bag check” as well as the use of wand metal detector checks.

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  • NO PC FOR Me

    ‘Remain calm all is well” BHO
    Don’t be telling us the U.S is safer than its ever been….not when Disney starts worrying about an attack by those peaceful radicals “someone” insists we keep letting in.
    Maybe a little security at the southern border would be good plan too?

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