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After heavy police layoffs in 2010, arrests plunged in Newark and Camden in 2011

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Source: www.nj.com


May 01, 2012


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    MarlyB

    over 2 years ago

    5044 Comments

    LAYOFFS = LESS ARRESTS.

    LAYOFFS = RISE IN CRIME RATE & EXPENDITURES TO REHIRE AND TRAIN.

    LAYOFFS = DE-INVESTING IN THE CURRENT POLICE = REHIRING, RETRAINING NEW POLICE

    "Camden officials believe they can bring more cops back to the city by creating a county police force. The move would dissolve the city police department and require officers to reapply for the county force under a new contract, officials said.

    "Gov. Chris Christie and Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) support the plan, but union leaders say it is flawed.

    'If you’re going to put more officers on the street, why would you embark on a plan where you would have to fire the entire police department, then hire back less than half?" asked John Williamson, president of Camden’s Fraternal Order of Police. "The money they intended to spend to start a new force could simply be invested into the current police.' "

  • 2011-12-22_19-10-21

    tgs1964

    over 2 years ago

    308 Comments

    No s**t Sherlock.

  • Th_detective_max50

    Retleo

    over 2 years ago

    5524 Comments

    Stevie Wonder could see that one coming..........

  • Caduceus_max50

    headbrer

    over 2 years ago

    5490 Comments

    Well, all I can say is DUH. I'm not a LEO, but even I could have figured this one out!

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