Woonsocket PD investigating after cop appears to be sleeping on job

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket Police Department confirmed for Eyewitness News it is investigating after pictures surfaced, showing a police officer apparently sleeping in a patrol car.

The picture was posted to our WPRI 12 Facebook page and sent in to ReportIt by a number of viewers.

While there appears to be rain on the cruiser, it is unclear when the photo was actually taken.

Police have not identified the officer, but we’re told they’re aware of the photo and are investigating.

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