LAKELAND, Fla. — A Lakeland police officer was found unresponsive in his patrol car on Wednesday. 

Authorities with the Lakeland Police Department said they weren't able to get in touch with Officer Ken Foley, 57, on the radio. Officers said they think Foley suffered a medical episode while on break sitting in his car. 

Police said Foley had been an officer with Lakeland PD for 29 years. 

This is a developing story. Stay with 10News for updates.

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