CAMDEN FILES NOTICE TO LAY OFF ALL OF ITS COPS

Camden’s police department will be gone, and a regional police force will take its place.  Camden officials held a press conference on Friday and announced that layoff notices are going to all 265 police officers who work in the city.  Camden Mayor Dana Redd says the municipal police department will be phased out while a regional police department takes its place.   The new regional force will be supported by civilian personnel and will be in place in Camden by next spring.