At police headquarters on Federal Street, three new captains and ten new lieutenants took the oath of office.
One statistic: more than 3,800 calls for a “person with a gun,” and not one shot was fired by an officer.
Camden County police chief Scott Thomson said the arrests will help cut overall crime.
Former New Jersey state police ballistics expert Sal DiPaola came out of retirement to join the Camden County police force a few weeks ago to run the NIBIN program.
Camden Barbershop Becomes a One-Day Black History Museum and Celebration Point For Community Leaders
Dee Bailey, executive director of the business consulting firm Each One Teach, led the activities honoring three local community change makers.
County officials say Scott Thomson’s annual salary will rise by $66,800 under a new contract that calls for him to stay on the job until at least 2019. The raise boosts his yearly salary to $230,000.
Cathedral Kitchen helps low-income people who are at risk due to a lack of marketable job skills.
Tino Cruz, 32, is accused of murdering 55-year-old Georgianna Jedrzejewski in her Tulip Street home in December 2012.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.
The governor noted it’s been 13 months since the city and county took a bold step to, in his words, “repair and expand a broken system of law enforcement in a city that deserves better.”
Camden County authorities are working to shut down a motorcycle clubhouse in Camden that’s been a nuisance and an eyesore for some time.
Camden County police chief Scott Thomson says there have been 15 overdose calls — none fatal — in the last 24 hours.
Camden County police chief Scott Thomson says the incident took place about 9:30am Tuesday, at the Zoujati Salon, on North 6th Street.
The event was not to say “Mission accomplished,” but rather, “Progress made.”
Family and friends gathered for the funeral of the six-year-old boy who was killed last weekend trying to stop an intruder from sexually assaulting his sister.