N.J. Gov Chris Christie yesterday announced a partnership among Attorney General Paula Dow, State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes and Camden Mayor Dana Redd to send state resources to Camden to assist with law enforcement.
Additional personnel and other aid will go toward targeted hot spots.
“We are sending additional troopers to conduct crime suppression patrols and increase the presence of uniformed police officers when and where they are needed most,” Dow said in the announcement. “We believe this increase in law enforcement resources is the best way to aid the Camden Police Department and people of the city in an immediate manner.”
The resources are meant to curb crime in Camden, which has spiked recently.