A Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputy was hospitalized Thursday after suffering a “medical emergency,” police said, and remained in critical condition Friday evening.
The deputy is a sergeant with the agency’s police services bureau and patrol operations division and a 10-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, spokeswoman Monica Worrell said.
She declined to identify the deputy, the nature of his medical emergency, or how long he was out of communication before being found.
The deputy was found in his vehicle by another officer in a parking lot in the area of Bynum Run Road and Cannery Lane in Rock Spring Thursday evening, Worrell said. The sergeant was airlifted to the R Adams Cowley University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he remained in critical condition Friday evening.
(UPDATE 5/13/12: Worrell said Saturday the deputy did not suffer self-inflicted injuries, but continued to decline to specify the exact medical issue he suffered from.)