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Our hero: The life of a cop

BY MICHAEL SNEED Sun-Times Columnist What price do we pay when one is sacrificed? We don’t pay. We get fleeced, robbed of a human being who decided to make his life’s work protecting each one of us. Michael Sneed The fact that Officer Thor Soderberg, who was killed with his own weapon Wednesday during an apparent robbery outside a South Side police facility, died a hero is little consolation to his family and friends. A police officer might become a hero when the oath to serve and protect is taken, but there is also another measure of their heroism. It’s the evil, degradation and horror …Read more […..]

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Police officer fatally shot in Englewood on South Side

  A Chicago police officer was shot and killed during an altercation outside a police building on the South Side, officials said. The suspect was shot and wounded by another officer, and taken into custody, sources said. The suspect was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Officials could not provide a condition for the suspect, but an official said he was stable. The officer was shot at about 3:50 p.m. at a police facility used to house special units, according to preliminary reports. The officer apparently was shot in the head. The officer was working a special detail dedicated to addressing …Read more […..]

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