The New York Police Department is investigating why a Bronx police placard was displayed in comedian Jerry Seinfeld's car.
Seinfeld spokeswoman Elizabeth Clark Zoia on Wednesday said the performer wasn't aware of the parking placard, which belonged to Seinfeld's longtime driver, a retired police officer.
She says the driver became concerned for Seinfeld's safety when he arrived with the comedian to the studio where his new show is being filmed and found a crowd outside. She says the driver apparently posted the placard briefly so he could escort Seinfeld inside.
The spokeswoman says now that it's been brought to their attention it won't be used again.
Police say their records indicate the paper placard had been turned in at the end of 2007, and they're investigating.