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Baltimore police commissioner says video appearing to show officer asleep on job 'raises serious concerns'

Baltimore police commissioner says video appearing to show officer asleep on job 'raises serious concerns'

Baltimore police Commissioner Michael Harrison said he is “troubled” by a video that appears to show an officer asleep in his patrol car.

The video, posted Saturday morning to Instagram, appears to show a uniformed officer sleeping in the front seat of a marked vehicle, which has headlights and flashing police lights on. The car is shown parked near the intersection of North Mount and West Saratoga streets.

In a statement, Harrison said, “It raises serious concerns about public safety, officer health and wellness, and officer performance.”

The president of the police union, Baltimore police Sgt. Michael Mancuso, said he had not seen the video, which has since been...

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