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Letter to the editor: Casino will need cops

| Monday, March 12, 2018, 9:00 p.m.

Regarding the article “Hempfield, Greensburg start lobbying to host Westmoreland County mini-casino” : If Hempfield supervisors approve plans for a casino, maybe they should plan for the casino operator to pay for the police force they will need, along with paying for police here in Unity and other townships. Where casinos go, crime follows.

I'm sure the taxpayers don't want to pay for the police force they will need. Why should they? Make the people who will be gambling pay for it. Doesn't that make better sense? But then, these are elected officials doing this.

Cliff Long


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