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A former Parsippany teacher was sentenced to two years of probation on Friday for placing a video camera inside a faculty bathroom and recording his colleagues. 

Christopher Esnes, 43, pleaded guilty last month to invading the privacy of 12 adults for nearly six months from 2016 to 2017 as they used a toilet at Littleton Elementary School. The Long Hill man recorded at least 20 people but not all could be identified, said Assistant Prosecutor Laura Magnone.

Esnes briefly apologized but displayed no emotion during the sentencing, which was conducted online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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“I am profoundly sorry,” he said. “I am very sorry.”

Esnes, who taught gym, relinquished his teaching certifications as part of his sentence and will be required