City of Camden NJ
An out-of-court settlement has been reached with plaintiffs suing the City of Camden over the actions of a band of corrupt former cops.
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.
A variety of positions are available, with pay ranges between $7.25 and $15.00 an hour.
Robert Bayard was cleared, but Antonio Figueroa was convicted on three of the five counts against him.
Four blocks of State Street in North Camden and several blocks along Park Boulevard in the Parkside neighborhood are getting about 50 new streetlamps, to replace those vandalized in recent years.
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development wants the financially strapped city of Camden, NJ to fork over hundreds of thousands of dollars for long-term projects that were never completed, and the city says it will comply.