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Camden, NJ, the most dangerous town in the USA

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The most dangerous town in America: Inside Camden, New Jersey where 39 people have been murdered this year

  • 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.