Police Officer Eric Solorio

Police Officer Eric Solorio

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, February 12, 2006

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Eric Solorio

Police Officer Eric Solorio died from injuries he received during a squad car accident several weeks earlier.

On January 17, Officer Solorio was in the passenger seat as he and his partner spotted a car speeding near 67th and Union at 10:47 p.m. The officers initiated the pursuit while traveling east on 67th Street. Their squad car was cut off by another driver and they rammed into a tree and church building at 701 W. Marquette.

Officer Solorio was assigned to the Targeted Response Unit and served with the Chicago Police Department for 3.5 years. He is survived by his mother, brother, and two sisters.

On September 7, 2006 Officer Solorio's star was retired by the Chicago Police Department.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 13609

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 17, 2006
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Brother Eric - I remember your interment and the funeral like it was today. You remain missed by many and never forgotten. May your heavenly soul in our Lord' paradise glow for eternity. May God continue to bless your beloved family and friends. Amen.

Detective Mike (Retired)
Chicago Police Department.

January 8, 2022

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