As reported by, on January 31, 2013, the Camden Fraternal Order of Police rejected an offer from the County regarding hiring and representation of the planned countywide police department. The result was 142 to 62 in favor of the offer’s rejection.

If passed, the union would have to relinquish any attempt to transfer

As reported by, Camden’s police director has resigned just one month after he was appointed to the $100,000-a-year position. Mayor Dana Redd said she had accepted “with much regret” the resignation of Lanuel J. Ferguson.

Camden’s City Council had refused to confirm Ferguson’s appointment. Council members said Redd hired him without their consent. They argued