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Chicago police take disciplinary action after photo of cops sleeping on the job goes viral

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CHICAGO - A photo of two Chicago police officers sleeping in a squad car has gotten a lot of attention on social media, prompting officials to take disciplinary action. The photo has also raised questions about officer safety and whether increased overtime is taking a toll on officers.
The photo, which shows two police officers asleep in the front seat of a police car, was first posted Saturday morning on Facebook. It's been shared more than 20,000 times since, including by mayoral candidate Ja'Mal Green who blames the situation on mandatory overtime.
“Both of them, not one was out, both...
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Police officers, firefighters take Slip N' Slide challenge to raise money for youth program

Police officers, firefighters take Slip N' Slide challenge to raise money for youth program

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A viral challenge from kids in the police-run summer youth program put these officers Slip N' Slide skills to the test.
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