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Police: Napping officer to be suspended

EAST POINT, Ga. – East Point Police say an officer caught napping on the job will be suspended.

The photo of a sleeping police officer made the rounds on social media. The East Point Police Department has been investigating the incident after a citizen sent them the picture on Sept. 9.


Police aren’t sure when the photo was taken, but say the officer will be suspended.

Staffers couldn’t figure out who it was, but the officer came forward and admitted it was him, according to East Point PD spokesperson Lt. Cliff Chandler,

“He said he worked his normal day shift, and was doing an extra-duty job, that’s when he fell asleep,” Chandler said.

The officer been on the force for 10 years.

Stay with 11Alive.com for more details on this developing story.



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