Screenshot via YouTube.

Screenshot via YouTube.

A Belleville (N.J.) Police officer caught napping in his patrol car in a retail store's parking lot has been suspended by his agency.

Officer Jesse McKeough, a recent police academy graduate, was working an off-duty part-time security job on Sept. 9 when a passerby, 27-year-old Anthony Telinski, took a video of the officer sleeping in full uniform. Telinski then posted the clip to YouTube, adding video text stating, "Our tax dollars at work, gotta love it!"

Telinski told NJ.com he has been harassed by several Belleville officers after posting the video. The agency said he was arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

Officer McKeough had been given authorization by the department to work the paid detail in uniform with his patrol vehicle, reports NorthJersey.com.

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