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Police officers are seen outside a movie theater screening “The Dark Knight Rises,” Friday, July 20, 2012 in New York. NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly said the department was providing the extra security at theaters following shootings in a Colorado theater "as a precaution against copycats and to raise the comfort levels among movie patrons."

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Security increased at movies following shootings

Security was stepped up in places around the U.S. during showings of the new Batman movie Friday after the massacre in Colorado. And while some people said they were afraid to go to the movies in the wake of the shooting rampage, many others were undeterred by the tragedy and eager to see "The Dark Knight Rises."

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