Public Safety

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Fire hydrant safety

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It is illegal to open fire hydrants for recreational use and doing so can significantly reduce water pressure, meaning that firefighters trying to control a fire in another neighborhood may not have enough water and home and businesses may experience … Continue reading

Join our Interactive Community Alert Network – ICAN

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ICAN is a new and innovative community watch program through which Camden residents can report their crime tips and quality of life issues in their neighborhood to the Camden County Police Department in real time and can orient CCPD Eye … Continue reading

Make sure your car isn’t a target for thieves

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Prevent your car from being broken into. Thefts from cars are most often crimes of opportunity in which a thief sees an easy target. Reduce the chances that a criminal will want to break into your vehicle by taking some … Continue reading

Social media – keeping kids safe

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These days, parents have plenty of reason to worry about what their children are doing, and who they’re connecting with, online. Kids want to be on Twitter, Instagram and other such platforms, but aren’t necessarily inclined to protect themselves when … Continue reading

Going away? Put your mail & deliveries on hold

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If you’re going away, even for just a day or two, fill out a form at the post office and get your mail delivery put on hold until you return. Burglars look for signs that homeowners are away in selecting … Continue reading

Preventing bike thefts

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In the spring and summer months, the number of bicycle thefts tends to rise. There are simple things you can do to prevent yours or your child’s bike from being stolen. Foremost is do not leave bicycles unlocked in plain … Continue reading

Encountering flooded roads

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With continued heavy rain in the forecast through the weekend, drivers should use caution with any roadway experiencing any level of flooding. If you encounter floodwaters on a road while driving: First and foremost, look for an alternative route rather … Continue reading

Reporting suspicious activity

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With the papal visit approaching, residents are reminded to report any suspicious activity they might observe. The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness collects suspicious activity reports in the state. If you see something that seems suspicious and … Continue reading

Steps for avoiding heat-related illness

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The Camden County health officer has issued a heat alert for Camden County effective from noon until 7 p.m. today, and again from noon until 7 p.m. on July 30. To avoid heat-related illness, the Camden County Department of Health … Continue reading

Stay safe – don’t drink and drive

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This coming holiday weekend, we remind everyone to never get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol, and never get in a car with a driver who has been drinking. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 199 Americans lost … Continue reading

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