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Police didn’t immediately have a tally but reported few citations issued before the game. Inside the stadium, the crowd was spirited but orderly.

Although Beck said there won’t always be such a massive police presence at Dodgers games as there was Thursday, McCourt said the team is taking measures of its own to ensure things stay calm in and outside the stadium.

The team is installing more than 40 additional lighting fixtures in the parking lot and looking into adding surveillance as well. People who appear to have had too much to drink will be approached politely by security officers and told so, he said. Rowdy fans, even season ticket holders, will be thrown out.

Meanwhile, this year’s planned half-priced beer promotion for a half-dozen games has been scrapped.

McCourt said he hoped the measures “take what is a heartbreaking event and turn it into something positive.”