Cops on the lookout for funny business at ‘Joker’ screenings

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Cops on the lookout for funny business at ‘Joker’ screenings

‘Let’s take the comic book movie universe and turn it on its head … And so that’s really where [Joker] came from’

Staff reporters

The New York Police Department has confirmed that it will deploy officers in plain clothing to screenings of Joker this weekend.

“If something happens inside one of the screenings,” an NYPD source told Deadline, “we intend to be able to pacify the situation quickly and conclusively.”

Undercover officers will attend screenings at cinemas in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island...

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