Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Patrolman Timothy Hecht suffered a fatal heart attack during a training session at the Wheeler High School Fieldhouse.
He and other officers were testing for the agency's new Emergency Response Team and were undergoing a physical fitness test when he collapsed during a mile-long run.
He was transported to Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso where he never regained consciousness and passed away.
Patrolman Hecht was survived by his fiancée, sister and parents.