CPD Officer Killed in Gun Battle


Jun 30, 2010
Elkhart, IN
kinnelonfire75 said:
RIP...does illinois have the death penalty? i would certainly hope that the doctors heal him only to fry him on the grille the next day.

Yes, Illinois does. I live 90min outside of Chicago... it's a hot button issue, with the handgun ban, etc. I'm sure this will only flame arguments. Politics aside, I hope this douche bag gets what's coming to him.

Fast LT1

May 24, 2010
Sedgwick County, KS
I say pull out old sparky and light his ass up like my Christmas tree!


May 21, 2010
Chicago, IL
http://www.odmp.org/officer/20446-polic ... -soderberg

From the Officer Down Memorial Page

Police Officer Thor Soderberg
Chicago Police Department


End of Watch: Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Biographical Info

Age: 43

Tour of Duty: 10 years, 11 months

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of Incident: Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Weapon Used: Officer's handgun

Suspect Info: Shot and wounded

Officer Thor Soderberg was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt at 61st Street and Racine Avenue.

At about 3:50 pm, Officer Soderberg was returning to his vehicle at the end of his shift when he struggled with a male subject who was able to gain control of his service weapon and fatally shot him in the head. The incident occurred in the parking lot of the former Englewood District police station that is currently being used by the Targeted Response Unit.

The suspect then fled and attempted to commit an armed robbery nearby. Other officers, who heard additional shots from inside the police facility, responded and exchanged gunfire with the 24-year-old suspect, critically wounding him.

Officer Soderberg had served with the Chicago Police Department for nearly 11 years and was an instructor in the Education and Training Division. He was a US Army veteran. Officer Soderberg is survived by his wife.

The offender is currently in critical but stable condition. This all happened so fast, we did not even know his name until after we helped with the escort to the medical examiner's office. This is number three for us as a department this year.


Jun 11, 2010
litning said:
hang him in the street
Off the flagpole in front of the courthouse.

Station 3

May 21, 2010
Edinburg Texas
+1 then pump a couple of 00 buck into him just to make sure :evil:

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