Camden, New Jersey– The Camden police force was cut in half last month in a cost cutting move and the residents have felt the effects of it ever since.
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Camden residents find themselves calling 911 to no avail. Robberies, home invasions and car break-in’s go on without a hitch.
“If it doesn’t need a gun and a badge at that location,” officers are not sent, the city’s police chief, J. Scott Thomson, said last week.
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Deep layoffs affect mostly Black, Hispanic Camden
America’s 2nd most violent city lays off half of its police force