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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.


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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.


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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.


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Camden, NJ Signs On To Countywide Police Force Plan

The changes could come as soon as the end of this year. The police union is considering legal action.


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Police Chiefs In Camden County Pull Back From Countywide Consolidation Plan

The chiefs are worried that the county is moving too quickly towards consolidation and that their input isn’t being considered.


Camden County, NJ Readies Property Tax Increase

Many non-essential services will be closed every other Friday to make ends meet.


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Camden County Closes Its Store In The Cherry Hill Mall

You used to be able to apply for passports or get information on wills and powers of attorney at the Camden County Store at the Cherry Hill Mall. Not anymore.


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Hundreds Laid Off In Camden County, NJ Government

Camden County had laid off about one-sixth of its workforce in the name of economy.


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Gov. Christie Meets With NJ and Local Officials On Shared-Services Concept

New Jersey governor Chris Christie and State Senate president Steve Sweeney were in Camden County this afternoon, talking behind closed doors about the county’s efforts to form countywide police and fire services as a way to cut costs.



Camden County Planning Countywide Police And Fire Coverage

“This is a concept that we’ve been exploring over the last year and a half based on the inquiries of several mayors in Camden County,” according to county freeholder director Lou Cappelli.