CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – More than 30 members of the new Camden County Police Department Metro Division will be deployed on the streets of New Jersey’s most impoverished city.
In addition, 23 new officers will begin field training with former members of the Camden police department. Those officers will share their experience of patrolling the streets.
The new Camden County police force is planned to take over patrols from the city force on April 30.
The county force has offered jobs to 140 current officers and 120 outside officers.
The new operation is to have 400 workers including police and civilians.
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