A city in New Jersey, known as one of the most dangerous in the U.S., is disbanding its 141-year-old police department, according to a Thursday report.
NBCNews.com said Camden plans to replace the entire 267-member department with a non-union division of the Camden County Police, which is expected to have about 400 members.
Camden reportedly made the move to go with the county’s police department because of the increase in violence.
A spokesperson said the move fits within the budget while getting more boots on the ground, according to the article
Camden County Police will reportedly start serving the city in 2013. Read more.
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