Casino wouldn’t increase crime: Chief

A new casino would likely have no impact on crime in Peterborough and would not require any additional police resources, city police Chief Murray Rodd said Wednesday. “The impact is virtually nothing with respect to crime,” Rodd said, responding to a question after his presentation at the Downtown Business Improvement Area breakfast meeting. “It just doesn't seem to have any real impact in terms of violence, assaults. It doesn't seem to translate into additional work for the police.” Read more