Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jordan Jeffrey Corder

Covina Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer Jordan Jeffrey Corder

I had many close calls as a Motorcycle Officer but was very lucky that this never happened to me. I feel bad hearing that a fellow brother has lost his life doing what we all loved to do. I always said that if I died in the line of duty that is how I would have wanted to go, doing my best to protect and serve the citizens. Your loss is a loss to us all. The thin blue line just got a little thinner. RIP Brother!

Retired Police Officer Brandy Fuller
Eureka Police Department

October 1, 2014

Praying for your family and fellow officers during this very difficult time. May God give them peace and may your gentle and courageous spirit be remembered forever.

Montes Family

October 1, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

October 1, 2014


James P. Waggle

October 1, 2014

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

October 1, 2014



October 1, 2014

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

October 1, 2014

R.I.P. Officer Corder. Thank you for your service and sacrifices. Condolences and prayers to the family, brother officers, friends and community. You will not be forgotten.

M.Sgt. Angel Alverio (Retired)
Wilmington De. Police Department

October 1, 2014

Thank you for your sacrifice and service. May you REST IN PEACE.

Ret TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga State Patrol

October 1, 2014

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

October 1, 2014

Rest in peace Brother Jordan.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

October 1, 2014

What a new tragedy for the blue line community. And the worst is for his family, friends and co-workers. All my thoughts are for them,. R.I.P. Brother in blue.

Principal inspector

October 1, 2014

It is with a heavy heart that I convey my condolences to the family and friends of Jordan Corder. I lost my son Matthew Melchionda over eight years ago in a tragic on duty automobile accident. The pain is constant and severe and neverending. I wish you all the peace which I have not yet found.

Jane Melchionda
Matthew's Mom (Watchung P.D., NJ)

October 1, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are a Hero Officer Corder. Thank you for doing your job. Rest in peace Dear Brother. God Bless. "HEROES LIVE FOREVER"


October 1, 2014

RIP brother Corder. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

Officer Wayne Nicholson
Dept. Veteran Affairs Police

October 1, 2014

RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

October 1, 2014

Your sacrifice, and that of your family and fellow officers, will always be honored and appreciated Officer Corder. May God hold you all close to his heart and bring you peace.

Keep the Faith!

Kerrie Dennis

Surviving Sister of Sergeant Scott Hanso
Covina Police Department

October 1, 2014

May God bless the entire Corder and CPD Family. Praying that the peace of God will guard your hearts and minds.

Rev. Glenn Myers

October 1, 2014

Please accept our sincere condolences. A special Thank you to Jordan for your keeping everyday citizens safe in their communities. On behalf of your friends and family with Amazon's CamperForce program, our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.

Russ Iddings
HR Manager, Amazon RNO1

October 1, 2014

God Bless Officer Corder. He gave his life for our safety. We are ever grateful to him and his family. Peace and comfort to the Corder family, friends, coworkers, and community that he served and that repsected his service. This is not the end. We shall be together again.

Duran Family
Covina Residents

October 1, 2014

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det./Mcy. PO. Billy Russo. Ret.
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

October 1, 2014

I met Jordan only twice, both times he was super awesome!!! I was on my way to Ben Clark in Riverside for training when my motor got a rear flat tire. I pulled off the 210 and was stuck. Jordan rode by and helped me get it fixed and back on the road. This is horrible news for all of us in LE but hurts to hear even more as a motor.... My best goes out to his family, and CPD....

Motor Officer

October 1, 2014

To the family of Police Officer Jordan Corder, friends, Chief of Police Kim Raney and the Covina Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry Police Department Goldsboro, NC

October 1, 2014

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sgt E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

October 1, 2014

Covina is my hometown. It was a great place to grow up in the 50's & 60's. I am so sorry to see this tragedy befall that community and the CPD.

Officer Corder, thank you for your service to the people of California and to the city of Covina. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Sgt. K. Moreland
Arapahoe Community College PD (Ret. LAPD)

October 1, 2014

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