Hartford's Police Chief James Rovella has been going through some medical issues for the past few weeks.
Today Assistant Chief Brian Heavren put out the following statement in regard the Chiefs absence.
"As many of you know, Chief Rovella has recently been out sick. I spoke to him today and he is feeling better and he sounded good.
He appreciates the thoughts and prayers and was very interested in what was going on here at the PD.
He remains at the hospital and due to various procedures, visitation is limited.
I appreciate the support and your hard work during his absence."
Please keep the Chief and his family in your thoughts and prayers as he continues top recover.