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Snoozing N.J. Cop Suspended

July 26, 2012  | 

Photo via Twitter.
Photo via Twitter.

A Trenton (N.J.) Police Department officer was suspended without pay Wednesday after a photo circulated on the Internet showing him asleep in his cruiser.

Officer Richard Takach, a 12-year veteran of the department, was caught snoozing by a passerby, who posted the photo on Twitter.

It was unclear whether Takach was on duty or working a side job when the photo was taken. Either way, said Police Director Ralph Rivera Jr., "this is a safety issue to the public and to himself and we have suspended him without pay," pending a hearing on Monday.

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