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KCKPD investigating officer in social media video

Posted at 4:31 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 17:31:51-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A video posted on Facebook early Thursday morning appears to show a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer asleep in his patrol car while in the turn lane of a road.

The video, which went live around 4:30 a.m. Thursday, shows the officer in his patrol SUV on a road in KCK.

In a statement Thursday afternoon, KCK police said they are aware of “a video post on Facebook involving one of our officers.”

Police said they have launched an administrative investigation, and as a result, plan no further comment on the video.