Camden, NJ To Lay Off Entire Police Force

Mayor Dana Redd on Wednesday announced the city will lay off its entire police force in order to make way for a county-wide police department.

Camden’s 270 police officers could receive their layoff notices by the end of the year. According to officials, the county police force would include a new Camden Metro Police Division, with 400 officers. Current plans would permit no more than half of the city’s 270 officers to be hired for the new division…
http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2012/08/camden_mayor_announces_plan_to.html

 
Meanwhile in Trenton, NJ:

FBI agents raided City Hall in New Jersey’s capital on Thursday, a day after searching the home of the city’s embattled mayor, his brother and a campaign donor…

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57475983/fbi-raids-trenton-new-jersey-city-hall/

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