- 13 homicides in July – the most deadly month since a shooting spree in 1949
- Murder rate was ten times New York City in 2011 — and on pace to be even higher this year
- More than half of children live below the poverty line as city is ravaged by drugs
- Police department forced to cut one third of officers in 2011 and arrests dropped to less than half of what they were in 2009
Read this post from a Philly fireman on what Camden is doing wrong.
h/t Ed Driscoll.