Camden police chief has community’s support to lead regional force

    There’s a lot of work still to be done if Camden County is going to have a regional police force, but there’s a leading candidate for the top position.

    City and county officials have pledged their support for Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson, the Courier Post reports. Thomson is a 17-year veteran who became chief in 2008.

    As early as next Tuesday, the city could introduce a resolution to join the county in establishing a regional force, and the new patrols could be implemented as early as Spring 2012.

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