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Recent Crime News
Tuesday | via The Jersey Journal
GLOUCESTER CITY - A Pennsauken man is facing disorderly conduct and obstruction charges after allegedly refusing to pay for "several couch dances" he had received at a gentlemen's club, according to police. On May 20 just after 11 p.m., officers responded to Cheerleader's along Crescent Boulevard for a report of a disorderly person. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Philly.com
The Pennsauken Township Police Department sends too many officers to low-priority calls, such as burglar alarms, and spends more time on activities such as lunch breaks and patrol car maintenance than on preventing crimes, a 42-page report from a law enforcement consultant suggests. The report - which Camden County paid the consultant to produce - also estimates that replacing Pennsauken's department with the Camden County-run police force would save the township more than $30 million over six years, much of it by reducing the pay of the township's current officers. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via Philly.com
Camden, ranked for long among the most violence-plagued cities in the country, is now a "national model" of policing, the city's mayor said Thursday as President Obama announced that he will visit next week to see for himself. The work of a county-run police force that took over patrolling in Camden two years ago has been hailed from City Hall to the governor's mansion. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via The Gloucester County Times
Police say a Pennsauken man called 911 last week claiming a child was locked inside his car on Commerce Boulevard. While the part about the keys was true, Malik Dawkins, 22, was apparently hoping the idea of a child trapped in the car would mean a speedier police response, according to Logan Township police. Comment?
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