Deep layoffs are making police officers in New Jersey's most impoverished city a hot commodity.
The recruiter, Detective Leonard Keeler, told The Philadelphia Inquirer he expects other departments will try to hire Camden officers.
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Camden is planning to lay off up to 180 officers from its 370-member force on Jan. 18. Retirements and concessions from officers' unions could reduce the number of layoffs.
The layoffs are a result of a budget crunch. But the police force in Nashville is expanding. Keeler is pitching job security and a lower cost of living.