RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Line of Duty Death of Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor|
|Written Date:||February 24, 2022||Time:||9:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 24, 2022||Time:||N/A|
|Incident Location:||Perris, CA|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Brandi Swan, Public Information Officer|
The Department is saddened to announce the death of Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor, most recently assigned to the Robert Presley Detention Center. Correctional Lieutenant Taylor passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2022.
Steve Taylor began his service with our Department as a correctional deputy on June 8, 1995, and was assigned to the Indio Jail. In July of 1995, he was transferred to the Southwest Detention Center. On September 14, 2006, he was promoted to correctional corporal and transferred to the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. In December of 2011, he was promoted to correctional sergeant and transferred to the Southwest Detention Center, where he remained until he was transferred to SITE-B in Banning in 2018. On January 17, 2019, he was promoted to his current rank of correctional lieutenant and again transferred to the Robert Presley Detention Center. Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor is survived by his wife, step daughter, mother, sister, and brother.
On behalf of the entire Department, we extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor.
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