Evanston police officer caught sleeping in squad car

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EVANSTON, Ill. -- A police officer in Evanston will be disciplined for an embarrassing picture posted on the WGN-TV Facebook page.

The officer was seen sleeping in his squad car.  The picture was taken on Sept. 26 in downtown Evanston.

The City of Evanston responded with a statement saying,"We are held to a higher standard and it is unacceptable as well as embarrassing. The officer is embarrassed as are we. The officer has accepted full responsibility and will be disciplined.  I don't know the severity at this time."

The officer was not identified.


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