In light of the movie theater shooting in Colorado, the Summit County Sheriff's Department are looking at ways to prevent something from happening here locally.
Summit County Sheriff's Inspector Bill Holland says that the shooting has heightened the awareness of deputies assigned to the theater.
"We were made aware of the situation in Colorado and we will act quickly if something occurs at the movie theater," Holland said.
A Summit County Sheriff's deputy is regularly present at the Regal Cinema Interstate Parkway just off I-77 in Green.
During the midnight showing of the latest Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises', a gunman allegedly opened fire in the suburban Denver theater, killing 12 and injuring many others.
Holland says being prepared for cases of emergency is extremely important in terms of keeping the public safe.
"Anywhere we have a large crowd, it's always good to be prepared in case something happens or if it never happens. we want to be trained and prepared in case it does," he explained.
Some movie theaters have banned costumes and masks in the wake of the shooting and will continue to look for suspicious persons or bags being brought in to movie theatres or other public venues.