Peoria Police Officer Recovering From Heart Trauma

By WEEK Producer

January 16, 2011 Updated Jan 16, 2011 at 11:28 PM CDT

A veteran Peoria police officer's condition is improving after he collapsed at a Rivermen game Saturday.

The officer, who's identity is not being released, has been upgraded to stable condition.

The more than 20-year officer was working off duty as security at the Rivermen game when he collapsed from some sort of serious heart condition, possibly a heart attack.

Police say he was difficult to recesitate before he was transported to Methodist Medical Center.

One officer described his recovery as amazing.

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