Baltimore City Police officials are investigating a photo found posted on social media of what appears to be an officer asleep in his patrol car.

The photo was shared to police on Monday after it was found circulating on Instagram, police say. 

The photo shows the officer in a black Baltimore police patrol car, who appears to be sleeping. 

"We are looking into the circumstances of the picture. What we have seen raises serious concerns about public safety, officer health and wellness, and officer performance," police spokesperson Matt Jablow told WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5. 

Officials have yet to comment on when or where this incident took place.