Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Isaiah Cordero

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, December 29, 2022

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Isaiah Cordero

Rest in peace , brother...thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD ( Retired)

January 27, 2023

Rest easy Deputy Cordero, than you for your service. Praying for your family and colleagues.

Officer Kevin Jefferson
Gulfport Police Department - Mississippi

January 23, 2023

As the Family, Department, and Community Mourn, so does this Nation. This world is a little darker without its heroes. Until Valhalla Brother.

SSG. C. Clemons

January 15, 2023

Rest easy brother, we’ll take it from here. May Saint Peter welcome you with open arms at the pearly gates.

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Jimenez
Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept./ U.S. ARMY Military Police

January 14, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother!

Undersheriff Victor Manata
Union County Sheriff’s Dept. ( NJ )

January 14, 2023

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Cordero. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Riverside County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 13, 2023

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Isaiah Cordero. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Deputy Cordero will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

January 12, 2023


It is just unbelievable how a dangerous felon like this one was allowed to remain in society. What happened to justice equality? These judges need to held more accountable for their decisions.

Sgt. Rene Sanchez
Boston Police Department

January 11, 2023


Godspeed on your final journey.

Sgt W.S. Cooper/Retired
Atlanta Ga PD

January 11, 2023

Deputy Codero, I am honored to have known and worked with you. We all feel the pain of your loss and we recognize you as a man of outstanding ethics and moral values.
The circumstances that led to this were preventable and the experiment of lax laws being passed in this State are to blame. I pray that this assault on our values does not continue to spread.

Volunteer Jurupa Valley Station Fred Mar
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

January 8, 2023

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 whose 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

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 8, 2023

Deputy Cordero,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

January 8, 2023

I watched the procession today. It totally hit my heart. Even though the mourning period may be done for RSO and the mourning bands are off, your legacy still lives on. We will continue to hold the line.

William Jin
Future Law Enforcement Officer

January 7, 2023

Having lost 7 of my fellow deputies in the line of duty, I still have no words to express my sadness. RIP my brother.

Sgt. R Cook ret.
Sedgwick county Sheriff Wichita Ks

January 6, 2023

Thank you for your service. You are now with our Lord riding on the streets of paradise. Prayers of comfort for your family, friends and RSO partners who mourn the loss of your love, presence and service on this Earth.

Lt. Jon Minard
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department

January 6, 2023

I’m praying for your family and coworkers. Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace

Maxine Clifford, mother of
Deputy Josh Rutherford EOW 5/29/03

January 5, 2023

So sorry my brother who I never met. You shall never be forgotten. Rest easy for we have the watch.

CSO Christensen- Palm Desert
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department

January 4, 2023

Deputy Sheriff Isaiah Cordero, I am deeply saddened and upset that you have been murdered by this criminal that should not have been free. You have lost your young life because of these policies. I thank you for your brave service to all of us. May God Bless you and may He help your loved ones through their grief. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Hudson, FL

January 4, 2023

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service to protect your community.

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

January 4, 2023

God Bless you and your family and Department .I am beyond words that this THUG was on the street. Prosecutors, judges or anyone who is responsible for releasing these useless waist of breathing air should not be ABOVE THE LAW. I was shot twice in the line of duty in November 2018 and had to retire, by a THUG who was released from prison and also had a violent past . He was killed in our exchange of gunfire. Brothers we have stand up and STOP this .if you are reading this ,you are my Brother and I love you . Everyday look in that mirror you and getting dressed say this ," TODAY ME AND MY BROTHERS WILL GO HOME ,SOMEONE ELSE WILL NOT.

Retired Lieutenant Tommy Pettus
Talladega Police Department

January 3, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

January 3, 2023

Rest in Peace

A fellow copper
St. Louis Police Department

January 3, 2023

God Speed

Lieutenant Timothy Long LBPD CA
Long Beach PD CA

January 3, 2023

Rest in peace Brother.

Captain A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

January 3, 2023

I never met you, but when somebody notified me on Discord that you were possibly shot, I freaked out almost immediately. I was thinking about the condition of your health when suddenly, I was notified that you didn't make it. Man, I wished for an another ending that was better than the terrible news I had received. I wish that you would have recovered from the hospital after taking that bullet, but sadly, this is the truth I have to deal with. I also watched your comrades from RSO/RSD, CHP, Ontario PD, Riverside PD, and SBCSD pursuing the evil that committed the senseless act of violence against the Sheriff's Office on CalTrans CCTV cameras. I heard about your story putting Service Above Self just like the motto of the Sheriff's Office. To me, you were a great man of courage and shined the badge proudly. As a resident of a city near OC, SB, and Riverside Counties and wants to be a police officer one day, I proudly thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice. I'm sad and angry that this event happened, but I just don't know what to say...
Rest In Peace Deputy Cordero. We will hold the line tight.

William Jin
I want to be a police officer after HS and possibly college

January 2, 2023

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