"Patrons Report Armed Police at Silver Spring, Maryland Screening of Lee Daniels’ The Butler"
The new Civil Rights drama Lee Daniels’ The Butler is a smash hit, but according to some Regal Cinemas patrons in Silver Spring, Maryland, the theater’s security for the film was a colossal bomb. A Twitter user named Tiffany Flowers reported that patrons of the Silver Spring Regal Cinemas had their tickets to The Butler checked twice, and were greeted in the theater by armed policemen. "
Please go and read the articlethis.
I'm hoping there are some other sources that publish about this.
It sounds over the top But is it common these days to have city police in movie theaters?
If not, whose idea was this, Silver Springs, or Regal, and why?