Officer Thor Soderberg, RIP

Chicago Police Officer Thor Soderberg, very much missed.

Chicago Police Officer Thor Soderberg was widely respected for the work he did training new officers and for the work he was doing to help address Chicago’s serious youth violence problem. He was killed Wednesday in the line of duty. He had an indirect connection to partners at the University of Chicago Crime Lab. He is very much missed.

The Chicago Community Trust has established the Thor Soderberg Fund – Connecting Youth with Nature fund in his memory. Those so moved can donate online by clicking here.

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect,, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.

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  1. Northshore Process service

    1560 Sherman Ave., Ste. 301

    Evanston, IL 60201

    Tel: 847.373.8972

    Fax: 866.554.2485

    Thor Soderberg had a direct connection to staff at Northshore Process Service. We pray for you Thor and God bless you always. We pray for your family.

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