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The streets of Camden

A postal worker walks a route past abandoned homes that were used by drug dealers in Camden, N.J. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

#6 of 10 Most Popular News Galleries of 2015: The back alleys of one of America’s most dangerous cities


High-tech policing and a renewed focus on community-officer partnerships are helping to bring calm to Camden, N.J., but it hasn’t been a cure-all. The impoverished town of 77,000 is still the most violent and crime-plagued city in the Garden State. A local policeman recently took Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan to Camden’s most blighted areas — where illegal drugs are dealt and criminals use the wasteland to try and evade capture. (Yahoo News)

Photography by Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News

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