ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Disneyland officials here said the park will pay
the Anaheim Police Department to post an officer on-site during
park hours year-round.
The decision was in response to the death of a Washington state
visitor, who was killed on the Columbia ride last December. Police
were previously stationed in the park only during peak-visitor
The police officer, who is stationed at Disneyland's security
office behind Main Street USA, is in a position to respond to any
emergency immediately, a Disneyland spokesman said. The Columbia
ride remains closed.