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Gritty N.J. city of Camden to scrap police department amid budget woes

Gritty N.J. city of Camden to scrap police department amid budget woes

By Perry Chiaramonte
Published August 26, 2012

Crime-ridden Camden, New Jersey - often referred to as the most dangerous city in the United States—is getting rid of its police department.

In the latest example of a cash-strapped municipality taking drastic measures to deal with swollen public sector liabilities and shrinking budgets, the city plans to disband its 460-member police department and replace it with a non-union “Metro Division” of the Camden County Police. Backers of the plan say it will save millions of dollars for taxpayers while ensuring public safety, but police unions say it is simply a way to get out of collective bargaining with the men and women in blue.

“This is definitely a form of union-busting," Camden Fraternal Order of Police President John Williamson told FoxNews.com. “This method is unproven and untested, to put your faith in an agency that doesn’t even [yet] exist.”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/24/camden-nj-to-rebo...

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need to repel A LOT of regulations and laws if we ever want to see Camden return to a more civil city outside of Philly as it once was. Maybe crime will go down but the poverty certainly wont. NJ is a lost state; out numbered by Statists and Ignorance who believe Government is a GOOD thing or would much rather be watching The Jersey Shore on TV instead.

His name is Edward Snowden

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collective bargaining?

Well there's the problem...along with many other entitlements the city's unable to pay because we've become lazy and greedy.

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Ron E(a)RNEST Paul
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Crime Rate Should Go Down

OMG

Pray for the kids dodging bullets on their way back and forth to school.

Keepin' it real.