Camden’s murder rate has more than doubled this year compared to last from 12 to 25 apparently putting the beleaguered city on track to match or beat its record of 67 homicides. Officials say overall crime in the city is down, however.
Hudson County renewed its contract with Immigration Customs and Enforcement to have county jail officers screen immigrant inmates for serious crimes and/or immigration violations. Immigration advocates say the county shouldn't be doing the job of ICE.
Violence has erupted targeting police officers after video has shown members of law enforcement in deadly confrontations with African-American citizens. Now departments in New Jersey are working to bridge the divide and keep officers safe.
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