FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?



Search Result: Disbanding Agencies

Displaying 1  -  20  of  22

Camden County's New Police Department

May 10, 2013

The new Camden County (N.J.) Police Department's Metro Division took over law enforcement duties in one of America's most dangerous cities on May 1. At the same time, the Camden PD was disbanded. Chief Scott Thomson spoke with POLICE about the county agency's approach to crime-fighting, the labor stalemate that led to the city agency's downfall, the make-up of the county force, and even the new uniforms.

Camden County Police On Patrol

May 2, 2013

New officers with the Camden County (N.J.) Police Department's Metro Division took over patrol duties from the now-disbanded Camden Police Department on Wednesday. Officials promised more boots on the ground to deal with the crime-plagued city. Read more here. Photos courtesy of Nicholas Henderson/Camden County.

Camden County Police Take Over, City Agency Disbanded

May 2, 2013
A new county police force formally took over law enforcement duties in Camden, N.J., Wednesday, as one of America's most dangerous cities dissolved its municipal police force.

Camden County Officers Begin Patrolling City

April 9, 2013
The first wave of officers from the newly constituted Camden County Police Department's Metro Division hit the streets Monday to curb violent crime, rampant drug dealing, and prostitution in one of the country's most dangerous jurisdictions.

Former Wash. Cop 'Failed' Polygraph, Sues Over Job Loss

January 28, 2013
A former Snohomish (Wash.) Police sergeant sued the county sheriff, after he was denied a job with the agency following a polygraph test.

Camden County Police Vote Postponed

January 25, 2013
Camden (N.J.) Police officers opted to put off a vote on terms offered for jobs on a new Camden County-run force, according to two officers who attended a closed-door union meeting Thursday evening.

N.C. Town to Keep Own Police Force

January 15, 2013
Cherryville in Gaston County, N.C., will continue to have its own police force for now. The City Council was considering trying to save money by giving the city's policing duties solely to Gaston County.

LAPD Reaches 10,000 Officers

January 8, 2013
For the first time in the city's history, Los Angeles' police force now exceeds 10,000 officers, city officials said Monday.

Camden Begins Dissolving Force for County Police

January 4, 2013
Local officials can now begin dismantling the Camden (N.J.) Police Department and setting up a new county police agency they say will better serve one of the nation's most crime-ridden cities.

Ga. College Eliminates Campus Police Force

October 23, 2012
Life University in Marietta, Ga., plans to eliminate its entire police force in favor of hiring a private security firm to monitor the campus.

Univ. of Michigan Combines Security Forces

October 23, 2012
The University of Michigan (UM) has reorganized its three major security programs into one unit—the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS)—after a report released Oct. 19 noted that the departments failed to cooperate effectively.

Camden To Rely on Unarmed 'Police Aides'

October 23, 2012
The aides—unarmed, uniformed civilians without arrest powers—will be trained to collect evidence at crime scenes, respond to radio calls for nonviolent crimes, and relieve officers so they can complete reports once a scene is safe.

Camden Police Union Fights Dismantling of Agency

August 13, 2012
The president of the union representing Camden (N.J.) Police officers promised to fight a plan to layoff the entire force and form a county police agency, calling the initiative "ill-conceived."

Calif. City Rejects Bid To Disband Department

August 9, 2012
After listening to dozens of its residents lend support to the embattled Fullerton (Calif.) Police Department, the City Council voted 3-2 to reject a bid to start the process of disbanding the agency.

Calif. City Considers Dissolving Embattled Department

August 7, 2012
The Fullerton City Council will consider launching a study Tuesday that could lead to the dissolution of the city's 104-year-old police department.

Texas Town Disbands Police Force

July 3, 2012
The east Texas town of Kemp eliminated its police department, becoming the latest small-town department in the nation to shift to the county sheriff for law enforcement services.

California City Disbands Police Department

November 17, 2011
A third city in San Mateo County, Calif., has elected to dissolve its police department and contract services to the sheriff's department. In the past year, the sheriff has contracted with San Carlos and Half Moon Bay after those cities dissolved their forces.

Texas Town Cuts Police Department

July 5, 2011
The City Council in Alto, Texas, has essentially eliminated its police department, reducing the police budget to zero and coordinating with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Officer to handle calls for the 1,200-resident town.

Camden Rehires 19 Cops, Memo Outlines Dismantling of Agency

May 24, 2011
Nineteen officers rejoined the Camden (N.J.) Police Department on Tuesday, as the police union's president questioned a memo outlining the dismantling of the agency in favor of county law enforcement.

Calif. City Outsources Police Services to Sheriff

April 4, 2011
The Half Moon Bay City Council voted Saturday to shut down its police department and contract out its law enforcement services to the San Mateo Sheriff's Department. The move is expected to save the cash-strapped city $509,000.
« Previous12Next »
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine