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Officials Say Crime On The Decline In Camden

Camden County officials have pointed to a marked drop in crime in Camden since the county took over the city’s police department.

10/12/2014

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Officials Offer Advice For Dealing With Insurance Adjusters

Camden County freeholder director Lou Cappelli offers some advice about dealing with insurance adjusters that anyone can use, if they’ve been the victim of a fire.

07/19/2014

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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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New Camden Police Force Hits The Streets

That new police force in Camden, New Jersey — run by the county — was beefed up last weekend, with the addition of 89 graduates from the county police academy.

12/24/2013

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Camden County Receives Highest Bond Rating Ever

Officials in Camden County are crowing over the latest report card from one of the nation’s top bond rating agencies.

11/24/2013

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Site of Future Camden Supermarket Gets City Council Blessing

Amid concerns about its location, plans for a new ShopRite supermarket on Admiral Wilson Boulevard are moving ahead.

10/09/2013

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New Union To Represent Camden Police Officers

The rank and file of the newly formed Camden County Police Department have narrowly approved a new union to represent them in contract talks with the county.

10/05/2013

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New Outlet Mall Planned For Gloucester Township, NJ

Plans for the Gloucester Premium Outlets call for 90 designer and name-brand stores. It would be built on vacant land near the Black Horse Pike and Route 42.

07/12/2013

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New County Police Officers Begin Training On Camden City Streets

Two dozen officers from the Camden County Metro Division are now learning from former Camden City officers who know the streets, says Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli.

04/08/2013

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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 County Officials Extend County Police Application Deadline

They have also tendered a proposed agreement that could allow more current Camden city cops to make the transition to a county wide department.

01/16/2013

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Camden County Hires Consultant To Coordinate Countywide Police Department

Camden County freeholders have hired a consultant to coordinate formation of a new county police department, with Camden its’ sole client at this point.

06/22/2012

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Former Philadelphia Top Cop John Timoney Advising On Camden Police Force Conversion

Former Philadelphia police commissioner John Timoney is lending his expertise in Camden County, NJ, as the county moves to create a regional police force.

08/16/2011

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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

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