In six months they will hit the streets as newly minted Camden County Police officers.
The City of Camden, NJ has received the go-ahead to lay off all of its uniformed police officers, in a step toward creating a new, county-run police force.
Camden, long among the nation’s poorest and most crime-ridden, is on the verge of dismantling its police department and starting anew with a force run by the county government.
Lou Cappelli, leader of the county freeholders, questions the credibility and motive of those who distributed the petitions.
The public libraries in Camden, NJ may not be closing after all. Camden mayor Dana Redd is announcing a rescue plan that will keep Camden’s public libraries open.