Camden Sets Example for Community Policing in US

“Defund the Police” has become the slogan shouted out by Black Lives Matter demonstrators over the last few weeks in the U.S. But how or even whether to implement that demand is stirring debate and controversy.  In Camden, New Jersey, the police department was dismantled and re-structured seven years ago to more closely involve the community.  VOA’s Celia Mendoza went to Camden recently and filed this report on the city’s community policing strategy.
Camera: Celia Mendoza  Producer: Cristina Caicedo Smit

June 23rd, 2020 by
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