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Bridgeton pays $530,000 to settle police racial profiling and excessive force suit.

On November 19, 2010, the City of Bridgeton (Cumberland County) agreed to pay $442,500 to a local man who sued members of the Bridgeton Police Department for allegedly beating him and fabricating charges against him. In addition, the city also paid $87,500 to the man’s two co-plaintiffs. In his suit, Thomas Bard, along with co-plaintiff’s […]