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    New Jersey Fires An Entire Police Force

    One of America’s most dangerous cities is planning to eliminate its entire police department, laying off all 270 of its cops.

    The city of Camden has been struggling with a budget deficit for years. In 2011, it was named the poorest city in New Jersey. In an attempt to save millions, its officials decided to get rid of the entire city police force. Instead residents of Camden will have to rely on the new police department, which will be operated by Camden County. And here is the secret for saving money – the new Metro Division of the Camden County police will not have collective bargaining.

    “This is a creative way to break a union and break the financial obligations you have to a union,” Scot DeCristofaro, spokesman for the Camden Fraternal Order of Police, told National Public Radio.

    Camden city officials say that the transition is necessary to be able to afford the costs of making the city safer.

    The city of Camden has more crime than 97 per cent of cities in the US. The city hosts 1,846 violent crimes per year, with an average of 37 murders, 73 rapes, 713 robberies and 1,023 cases of assault. In 2004, Camden was named America’s most dangerous city, taking the title away from Detroit.

    “Not too long ago, we [were] considered the worst city in crime in the nation and what do they do? Give up the cops,” said Larry Shaw, who was rallying outside of the police headquarters in protest of the decision. “The cops that are here now are more than just cops. I mean you can talk to them, they know the people and they’re your friends and they protect you.”

    To balance its $26 million budget deficit, the city laid off 167 cops in 2011 without having a replacement program in place.

    With not enough police and too many major crimes, the police department has largely stopped responding to minor crimes such as car accidents, petty thefts and vandalism.

    While Camden city officials hope that the switch to a county patrol unit will give it the means to reduce crime, its 270 laid off cops will struggle to find employment. Less than half can expect to find a job in the county, Fox News reported.

    The new, non-unionized county unit is estimated to employ more officers with the same budget, while also risking taking away the notoriously dangerous city’s local police officers who have experience and knowledge of Camden.
    http://rt.com/usa/news/new-city-police-camden-683/

    Seriously, why and in a dangerous town
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    Um, why? It's explained in your quote.

    It sucks to be in that city for sure. They at least have coverage by the sheriffs department.




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    I know mate. But still could have kept some
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    No, they really couldn't based on the reason to get rid of the department completely.




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    Either way, a city with out police. Is going to crumble
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    Quote Originally Posted by claud3 View Post
    Either way, a city with out police. Is going to crumble
    Well, they won't be without police. They already have more crime than 97% of the cities in the nation. Removing the city paid department, and having them covered by the county paid department can actually change that. The county has more funds and resources to have a larger and more equipped department.




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    Is dirty harry there
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    I'm actually kinda with F34R on this one. If they have more crime than 97% of American cities, then obviously the city-paid police force just isn't cutting it.
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    LMAO. Now that's $#@!ed up. Oh well.

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    So what now army. Wait most states a doing that
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    Quote Originally Posted by claud3 View Post
    So what now army. Wait most states a doing that
    What do you mean?




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    ah, now we get to see those citizen with extreme kungfu, and pepper spray/non-lethal take down technique in action.

    on a serious note don't leave ur house without the lord's round of choice. The .45ACP

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    Damn Claud, I am surprised you didn't post about the LAPD beating the $#@! out of a banker.

    http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/27/brian-...tality-banker/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Damn Claud, I am surprised you didn't post about the LAPD beating the $#@! out of a banker.

    http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/27/brian-...tality-banker/
    LMAO dont temp him he just may lol

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    I might lmao, on the army thing

    The police of the states are changing strategy on dealing with everything
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Damn Claud, I am surprised you didn't post about the LAPD beating the $#@! out of a banker.

    http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/27/brian-...tality-banker/
    He should approve of more loans, he won't be beat that much.




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    Lmao. Trying not to post so much usa stuff. But its screams post me post me
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    I know there are cutback sbut thats insane.

    UK got rid of some battleships, thats right we sunk our own battleships.

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    Wow, a real life Liberty City (Grand Theft Auto reference).

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    So what now. I feel a private organization coming into play
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Damn Claud, I am surprised you didn't post about the LAPD beating the $#@! out of a banker.

    http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/27/brian-...tality-banker/
    He's not a minority and we all know that if you can't cry "racism" in a police brutality case, it's not worth mentioning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeviousOne View Post
    LMAO dont temp him he just may lol
    Meh. He's a scumbag banker working for and soliciting for a bank which deals in credit created out of thin air and thus undermining and devaluing our currency. For once, and judging by the article, the beating was well-deserved. They should have just killed him being as he's part of the elites class working to jackhammer this nation into the ground.

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    the banker is a $#@!er. And got beat down by cops, so?
    Last edited by claud3; 08-28-2012 at 03:42.
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