Disney has today deployed metal detectors to the park entrances and introduced a new policy prohibiting toy guns and adult costumes.

Three metal detector are now in place at the Magic Kingdom alongside the bag check area. A random sampling of guests will be sent through the scanners, which are being operated by a third party security firm, CSC.


A new policy also now states:

Costumes may not be worn by guests ages 14 or older.Weapons or objects that appear to be weapons, including toy guns, are strictly prohibited.

Disney has also removed from sale toy guns at its retail locations around the Walt Disney World Resort.