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Video appears to show Mass. State Police trooper sleeping on job


The Massachusetts State Police department launched an internal affairs investigation as to whether or not a young trooper was sleeping on the job.The investigation was prompted by a YouTube video that appears to show the trooper curled up in the driver’s seat of his cruiser with his eyes closed.The video was recorded by a person driving by who confronted the trooper about the situation.A Massachusetts State Police spokesperson told NewsCenter 5 that the department is aware of the video, which appears to show conduct that is clearly unsatisfactory.The trooper is still on the job as the investigation gets underway.

The Massachusetts State Police department launched an internal affairs investigation as to whether or not a young trooper was sleeping on the job.

The investigation was prompted by a YouTube video that appears to show the trooper curled up in the driver’s seat of his cruiser with his eyes closed.

The video was recorded by a person driving by who confronted the trooper about the situation.

A Massachusetts State Police spokesperson told NewsCenter 5 that the department is aware of the video, which appears to show conduct that is clearly unsatisfactory.

The trooper is still on the job as the investigation gets underway.

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