Police add extra security for Coldplay concert at Rose Bowl

Metal detectors, bag checks and security wands…most fans headed into the Rose Bowl for the sold-out Coldplay concert didn't seem to mind the extra security measures.

"Feels good especially after what happened in Las Vegas...I'm really happy they took the effort to do so. " Corona resident Paul Isaac said.

Pasadena police say they have stepped up security in the aftermath of the deadly Vegas shooting. "You'll see more overt police presence out in the lot you'll see a bomb sniffing canines on the lot, you'll see them for longer durations, you will see patrols on the crest of the Rose Bowl and you will see a helicopter monitor the hills of the Rose Bowl…as well as monitoring traffic coming in." Lieutenant Art Chute with the Pasadena Police Department explained.

But even with the added protection, some concert-goers are still feeling on edge.

"Like I thought a lot of things like for example finding the exits emergency exits and look after people around me." attendee Micca Cao said.

The multi-agency security effort includes help from la county sheriff and the chp. All of them providing protection for some 60,000 fans who say they aren't letting fear stand in their way.

"There is definitely a little apprehension but you can let the, control your life and I'm not going to let the, stop me from seeing Coldplay." Laura Ford said.
Coldplay fan Chris Storms agreed. "Not gonna let something like that stop us from enjoying the show!"
The metal detectors are not new. They were adopted two years ago along with the NFL' s clear bag policy.

A complete list of stadium rules and prohibited items is available at www.rosebowlstadium.com.

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