As reported in NJ.Com. the Mayors of the three South Hunterdon municipalities with local police forces are talking about a regionalized department and are moving forward with the support of county Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III and Freeholder Rob Walton.

The mayors of Lambertville, West Amwell and Delaware Townships advocate a police merger.  A

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, the Camden County Freeholders hired a former New Jersey State Police Captain and Camden City resident to help form the county’s regionalized police department. Edward Fanelle will join the former police director for the State of New Jersey, Jose Cordero, in creating the operational team constructing the Camden County Police

As reported by, Camden officials are now working on plans to have the Camden County government take over the city’s police force. Camden County’s Board of Freeholders approved the concept last week. City officials had already signed on.

The parties have until September 30 to submit a detailed plan for review by the state’s

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

As reported by, crime in Camden is on the rise following deep cuts to the police force earlier this year. An analysis of crime data by The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill finds violent crime was up 13 percent from January 1 through June 20 compared with the same period a year ago.