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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office addressed a photo that has been sparking conversation on social media sites Tuesday.

The photo shows a JSO officer in uniform hugging a woman while leaning against his patrol car.

JSO identified the officer as patrolman Irving Diaz.

An email sent to First Coast News from JSO special assistant Lauri-Ellen Smith said the following:

I can confirm for you that this is a Zone 4 JSO patrolman, Officer Irving Diaz. The women in the photo is his significant other. We are looking into the matter to determine if any policies or procedures were violated.

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