Funeral services for Deputy Isaiah Cordero have been set for today, Friday, Jan. 6; funeral procession to begin about 10:30 a.m.

Funeral services for Deputy Isaiah Cordero are set for Friday, Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. at Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 6115 Arlington Ave., in Riverside.

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

The public service for Deputy Isaiah Cordero is scheduled at 11 a.m. at Harvest Christian   Fellowship, 6115 Arlington Ave. A private burial will follow at an undisclosed location.

A funeral procession for the fallen deputy will begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. and members of the public are welcome to line the streets in support.

The procession will start at Acheson & Graham Mortuary, 7944 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside and end at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 6115 Arlington Avenue, Riverside.

The procession route is as follows:

  • Eastbound Magnolia Avenue from the mortuary parking lot
  • Continue eastbound on Magnolia Avenue to Madison Street
  • Turn left, northbound, onto Madison Street
  • Turn left, westbound, onto Arlington Avenue
  • Turn right, northbound, onto Urban Street
  • Continue on Urban Street which leads into the church parking lot.

The church service will be livestreamed at Sheriff’s officials also confirmed the service will be broadcast via the department’s social media channels — Facebook and YouTube.

Deputy Isaiah Cordero, most recently assigned to the Jurupa Valley Station. Deputy Cordero was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022.

Deputy Isaiah Cordero, 32, was fatally shot just before 2 p.m. during a routine traffic stop in Jurupa Valley. Pursuit of the suspect ended in a fatal shootout on the I-15 Freeway in Riverside County.

Cordero was shot by a man with an “extensive criminal history” who should not have been out on the streets, but behind bars, according to Sheriff Chad Bianco.

It started with a traffic stop in the 3900 block of Golden West Avenue in the Rubidoux neighborhood of Jurupa Valley.

“As [Cordero] approached the vehicle, the suspect produced a gun and shot [him],” Bianco said.

Cordero’s death marks the first time a Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy has been killed in the line of duty in some 10 years, according to Bianco.

On May 5, 2014, Deputy Cordero began his service with the Riverside County Sheriff’s 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.

Additional information will be forthcoming.

Please follow the link if you would like to donate to the Cordero family during this difficult time.

Image Sources

  • Deputy Isaiah Cordero: RSO