Patrolman Timothy Lawrence Hecht

Patrolman Timothy Lawrence Hecht

Porter County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, February 11, 1999

Timothy Lawrence Hecht

Patrolman Timothy Hecht suffered a fatal heart attack during a training session for his agency's Emergency Response Team. He and other officers were testing to be placed on the new assignment and were undergoing a physical fitness test when he collapsed during a mile-long run. Patrolman Hecht never regained consciousness.

Patrolman Hecht had served with the Porter County Sheriff's Department for eight years. He was survived by his fiancée, parents and sister.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 47

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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You are missed everyday! We always talk about you and remember all the good times! You were such a good person and I was very lucky to have known you!

Sgt Cody Chayhitz
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February 11, 2015

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