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Bloomfield and East Orange pay $190,000 to man who claimed he was falsely arrested and jailed based on witnesses being shown an “improperly suggestive” photo array.

In mid-October 2022, the Township of Bloomfield and the City of East Orange, both in Essex County, New Jersey, agreed to pay $76,000 and $114,000, respectively, to an East Orange man who said that police used an unfair photo array method to get witnesses to identify him and then incorrectly reported the the witnesses’ statements […]