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Prosecutors: Two Killed In Separate Camden Shootings

Authorities say two men have been killed in separate shootings in Camden, less than 48 hours after two other men were also gunned down in unrelated shootings.

11/11/2014

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2013 IN REVIEW: Camden Police Force Is Overhauled

Long-sought changes in police protection for Camden, NJ residents and businesses finally took effect this year.

12/26/2013

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Camden Police Force Transitions From City To County Control

After two years of battles, some of them ugly, Camden has seen its police force transition from city to county control.

05/01/2013

(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 County’s Park Police To Patrol Streets Of Camden With New Metro Division

Camden County’s park police will be going out of business and its 13 officers, joining the new Metro Division of the County Police Department, will soon patrol the streets of Camden.

03/17/2013

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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 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

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Pregnant Woman Injured In Camden Shooting

Authorities in Camden County say a pregnant woman was wounded after a shooting that took place in Camden, New Jersey Friday.

12/01/2012

(A new logo was unveiled for the Camden County Police Department, which is being formed to replace the city police department.  Credit: David Madden)

Details Announced On Camden, NJ Police Transition Plan

Officials in Camden, NJ have shared their plan to transition the Camden Police Department from a city-run to a county-run organization.

11/30/2012

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Former Camden Cop Sentenced in Evidence-Planting Scheme

A federal judge has sentenced a former Camden, NJ police officer to 20 months in prison for his role, along with three other cops, in planting evidence on drug defendants.

10/10/2012

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Camden Plans To Disband Police, Starting Anew

Camden, long among the nation’s poorest and most crime-ridden, is on the verge of dismantling its police department and starting anew with a force run by the county government.

09/23/2012

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Camden, New Jersey Plans To Dismantle Police Force For County Run Department

This city, long among the nation’s poorest and most crime-ridden, is on the verge of dismantling its police department and starting anew with a force run by the county government.

09/23/2012

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Camden City Activists Fight Metro Police Division Proposal

City activists rallied on Tuesday to fight the proposed Camden Metro Police Division.

08/14/2012

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NJ Judge Says No Camden Vote Necessary to Regionalize The Police Department

The “show cause” hearing before Judge Daustino Fernandez-Vina pitted opponents of the regionalized police force against those in favor of it, including Camden mayor Dana Redd.

06/11/2012

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