They have also tendered a proposed agreement that could allow more current Camden city cops to make the transition to a county wide department.
Camden ended 2012 with a record 67 homicides, making it the most dangerous city in America, according to the FBI. The old record, of 58 homicides, set in 1995, inspired an annual New Year’s Eve vigil for victims, which continued on Monday at Camden’s cathedral.
Officials in Camden say another homicide has been committed in the city.
Camden Mayor Dana Redd has filed the formal paperwork to dissolve the city’s police department and replace it with a force run by Camden County within a matter of months.
Prosecutors say a Camden man has been arrested and another is being sought in the deaths of two people who were fatally shot inside a car late last year.
Camden police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing girl.
Family and friends gathered for the funeral of the six-year-old boy who was killed last weekend trying to stop an intruder from sexually assaulting his sister.
$65 million a year; that’s how much the city now pays for 270 officers.
Camden’s controversial business curfew law — on the books for more than a year — will start being enforced in mid-September.
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.