Police in Camden are investigating whether an officer was dozing in his squad car after a photo of the cop appeared on social media.

Camden County Police officer in cruiser
Camden County Police officer in cruiser (WCAU TV via Facebook)

Camden County Metro Division Police Chief Scott Thomson tells the Philadelphia Inquirer  the department is "deeply concerned" about the apparent on-the-job snoozing.

An officer in the photo is in his car with his head tilted back and his mouth agape.

It's not clear when the photo was taken or who first posted it, but it's been circulating online in recent days.

The city's police department was disbanded and replaced with a new county-run force in May. The move was intended as a way to get more officers on the street in the city struggling with poverty and crime.

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