Bloomfield police officer loses battle with COVID-19

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own this weekend after one of their detectives succumbed after a long battle with COVID-19.

“It is with deep sorrow and regret that the Bloomfield Police Department announces the untimely passing of Detective James Peri after a lengthy battle with Covid-19,” the Bloomfield Police Department said in a statement. “Jimmy was a devoted father and husband as well as a very special friend to so many. He may have left us physically but his memory will be a part of this department forever. Please keep Detective Peri, his family and all members of the Bloomfield Police Department in your prayers and may his soul Rest In Peace.”