The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), an organisation representing 35,000 law enforcement officers in the United States, has spoken out against federal attempts to ban iGaming.
In a letter published by The Hill, FOP chairman Chuck Canterbury states that the organisation is always looking for opportunities to make citizens safer, while improving officer safety.
"The first question we ask when evaluating any piece of legislation is: will this make our citizens and officers safer?" wrote Canterbury. "And the answer to this in regards to a nationwide ban on all online gaming is an unequivocal no."