A memorial service will probably be held Friday for Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Isaiah Cordero, who was killed Dec. 29 throughout a visitors cease.
Companies for Cordero will probably be held at Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 6115 Arlington Ave. in Riverside at 11 a.m. Friday, in accordance with the sheriff’s division. Personal memorial providers can even be held, however won’t be open to the general public.
Cordero, 32, was employed in 2014 and most lately served as a bike officer. He was assigned to Jurupa Valley Station and accomplished his motorbike coaching in September.
Cordero was shot by a driver on Golden West Avenue in Jurupa Valley throughout a visitors cease final week. Witnesses referred to as 911 and tried to assist Cordero till emergency personnel arrived, in accordance with the Riverside Sheriff’s Assn. He died of his accidents at Riverside Group Hospital.
It was unclear why Cordero hit the driving force, later recognized as 44-year-old William Shea McKay, who then led police on a freeway chase. McKay shot at police throughout a pursuit on Freeway 15 southbound in Norco.
Officers returned fireplace and killed McKay throughout the pursuit, Sheriff Chad Bianco mentioned at a information convention.
Cordero was from Rancho Cucamonga and his mom, Rebecca, and father, Gilbert.
Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered flags in Cordero’s honor to fly at half-mast on the state Capitol.
“He served his group selflessly, with dedication and braveness,” Newsom mentioned in a press release. “We owe him our respect, our gratitude and can keep in mind his sacrifice.”
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Division honored Cordero with an enforcement element throughout Monday’s Rose Parade in Pasadena. An impersonal horse led the mounted officers as they marched on parade.
Cordero was the fifth California police officer to be shot and killed within the line of obligation in 2022, in accordance with the nonprofit. Officer Down Memorial Web page.