Police officer caught sleeping on job
ATLANTA – A photo of an Atlanta police officer sleeping inside his car on duty is making the rounds on the internet.
Twitter account Everything Georgia shared a photo Sunday that shows the unidentified officer slumped over in his police unit with his eyes closed.
Sleep with your lights on? Atlanta's finest.. 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/ImSOncW8eQ— Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) July 3, 2016
The Atlanta Police Department responded to the tweet acknowledging it is aware of the photo. The department said it had identified the officer.
Yes we are aware. We have identified him and are taking appropriate action.— Atlanta Police Dept (@Atlanta_Police) July 3, 2016
A Twitter user replied to the police department's tweet, asking it not to fire him.
please don't fire him! He was probably worked to no end!!!!— Sabine, MPA ✝️🇭🇹 (@thesabinekelly) July 5, 2016
"He hasn't been fired," the police department replied.