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Posted on: January 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Line of Duty Death of Deputy Isaiah Cordero

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez

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Isaiah Albert Cordero EOW

The Department is saddened to announce the death of Deputy Isaiah Cordero, most recently assigned to the Jurupa Valley Station. Deputy Cordero was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday, December 29, 2022.

On May 5, 2014, Deputy Cordero began his service with our Department as a Correctional Deputy and graduated from the 73rd Core Academy. During his time as a Correctional Deputy, he worked assignments at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility and the Indio Jail. In February 2018, he began the 204th Basic Academy and was promoted to Deputy Sheriff. As a Deputy, he worked at the Robert Presley Detention Center and the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility before transferring to his current assignment at the Jurupa Valley Station. Deputy Cordero completed Motor School in September of 2022 and was working traffic enforcement as a motor deputy at the time of his death.

On behalf of the entire Department, we extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy Isaiah Cordero.

Funeral services for Deputy Cordero have been scheduled as follows:

Friday, January 6, 2023 – 11:00 AM at Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 6115 Arlington Avenue Riverside, CA 92504

Interment services will be private – not open to the public.

An update will follow with additional information.

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