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City of Camden

(Camden, NJ City Hall. File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Camden, NJ Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to 87 Plaintiffs Over Wrongful Arrest Claims

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.

01/10/2013

(A Camden Police Department cruiser.  File photo)

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

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Former South Jersey Woman Commissions Billboard To Boost Camden, NJ’s Image

It’s the work of Jennifer Barton, now a New York public relations agent but still a self-described “Jersey girl” from Moorestown.

12/05/2012

(File photo)

Amid Rising Tide of Violence, Camden’s Mayor Meets With NJ Attorney General

Camden Mayor Dana Redd says she requested the closed-door meeting with attorney general Paula Dow to address the city’s issues with violence.

12/08/2011

(Credit: David Madden)

Head of Camden FOP Warns of Possible Riots If City Adopts County Policing

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1 president John Williamson believes a new, countywide police force would lead to increased crime — and more.

08/13/2011

Camden Police

Camden City Council Approves Massive Police And Fire Layoffs

Camden City Council, as expected, voted Thursday to lay off almost 400 workers, half of them police officers and firefighters, to bridge a $26.5 million deficit.

12/02/2010