It’s full steam ahead on plans to dismantle the Camden City police department and, in effect, have Camden County take over operations with a new countywide force confined, for now, to the city.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, Camden Police and Pennsauken Police are searching for a Pennsauken teenager who went missing during a concert in Camden Friday.
Police in Camden are searching for a man they believe is responsible for two recent attacks on women.
Camden County authorities say they have arrested one man and are searching for another in connection with a murder earlier this month.
Camden County freeholders have hired a consultant to coordinate formation of a new county police department, with Camden its’ sole client at this point.
According to police, 28-year-old Wilfredo Diaz was shot around 7 a.m. near the intersection of South 6th and Line Streets in Camden. The victim was later pronounced dead.
Authorities in Camden are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday afternoon.
Janira Lebron, of the 200 block of S 27th Street in Camden, initially told investigators on Wednesday that she had been sexually assaulted near Baird Boulevard and Randolph Street in Camden shortly after noon.
Police have released a sketch of the suspect wanted in a string of sexual assaults on underage girls that all happened near Camden high school.
Those opposed to seeing Camden’s police force taken over by Camden County are laying out a two-pronged attack to block the effort.
DRPA officials insist their officers will patrol their properties and nothing else.