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Camden County Police Department

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Police: $6,000 In Items Stolen From Camden School

Authorities are searching for two suspects who they say stole $6,000 in items from a Camden school overnight Friday.

07/26/2013

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$21,000 Reward Offered In Camden Grocery Store Murder

Authorities hope a new cash reward will help generate leads in the 2011 shooting death of Cramer Hill bodega owner Miguel Almonte.

07/25/2013

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Police Seize Assault Rifle, Handguns, Drugs From Home In Camden; 3 Arrested

Three men have been arrested after police found drugs and several weapons in and around a home in Camden, New Jersey.

06/09/2013

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Camden County Police Unveil New Weapon To Help Fight Crime

Many urban areas utilize cameras to help keep the peace on the street, but few are able to move them around at will like Camden can with its new Sky Patrol.

06/09/2013

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Camden Authorities Seek Information In Possible Child Luring

Camden authorities are seeking information about a suspicious person in connection with a possible child luring incident.

06/06/2013

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Nurse Attacked Outside Cooper University Hospital

The incident happened at about 12:43 p.m.

05/20/2013

(Camden County freeholder director Lou Cappelli, left, listens as Lt. Joe Williams -- one of the first officers hired for the new county police force -- praises the new Academy for Law and Public Safety program.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Camden County To Offer Law Enforcement Track At Its Tech Schools

It’s hoped that the new “Academy of Law and Public Safety” will provide recruits to the new countywide police force.

04/02/2013

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Camden Cops Prepare To Vote On Whether To Unionize County Force

Camden County put out what FOP head John Williamson calls a “take it or leave it” offer a couple of weeks ago, with a January 31st deadline.

01/30/2013

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Camden County Officials Extend County Police Application Deadline

They have also tendered a proposed agreement that could allow more current Camden city cops to make the transition to a county wide department.

01/16/2013

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Camden City Council Rubberstamps Layoff of City’s Entire Police Department

There was no debate during the special meeting. The vote was 6-1.

01/04/2013

(A Camden police car may soon be a thing of the past when the county takes over policing duties.  File photo from CBS3)

NJ Agency OKs Layoff of Camden’s Entire Police Force

The City of Camden, NJ has received the go-ahead to lay off all of its uniformed police officers, in a step toward creating a new, county-run police force.

01/03/2013

(The New Jersey Civil Service Commission, facing camera, and staffers, backs to camera.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Civil Service Board OKs Hiring of Replacement Cops in Camden County

The decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.

10/03/2012

(Lanuel Ferguson.  Credit: David Madden)

Former Camden Top Cop To Guide City’s Transition to County Police Force

A group of community activists and religious leaders stood with elected officials as retired New Jersey State Police major Lanuel Ferguson was introduced to the public.

08/29/2012

(Camden County freeholder-director Louis Cappelli.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Effort To Force Voter Referendum On Camden Police Raises Ire of County Official

Lou Cappelli, leader of the county freeholders, questions the credibility and motive of those who distributed the petitions.

02/01/2012

Camden FOP president John Williamson. (Credit: David Madden)

Opponents Of Camden Countywide Police Force Aim To Kill Plan

Opponents of a plan to form a new Camden County Police Department, with the city of Camden it’s one and only participant, have laid out their plans to kill the whole idea before it ever gets started.

12/29/2011

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