October 1, 2014

Jordan Corder - Law Enforcement - Covina, California

Jordan Corder
Officer Jordan Corder, age 28, died in the line of duty on September 30, 2014, at a hospital in Covina, California.

Officer Corder was a member of the Covina Police Department. He had almost eight years of service.

Just before 2:00 p.m., Jordan was riding his Department motorcycle and was pursuing another motorcycle. The cause of the pursuit is unknown at this time. The motorcyclist being pursued ran a red light at an intersection. Jordan's bike was then struck by an SUV that was making a left turn. He was thrown from his bike and suffered serious injuries to his head.

He and the 75 year old woman who was driving the SUV were both transported to a nearby hospital, where sadly, Jordan succumbed to his injuries.

The motorcyclist being pursued continued on his way and has not been apprehended as of this date.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the California Highway Patrol at (323) 259-2010. Anonymous tips can be made by calling LAPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Jordan grew up in Corvina. He graduated from Charter Oaks High School and became
Michael, Archangel, Patron
Saint of the Police, pray
for Jordan and for those
who have lost him.
an officer in 2007.  His father, Mark, is a retired Police Officer.

Friends describe Jordan as a great kid. He was an honest, caring and fun-loving man. He tried to do his best.

The Covina Police Department is in mourning over the death of their young brother. Police officials stated that the Department and the community have suffered a great loss and that the Department will never be the same without Jordan. In 2013, he received a "Century Award" from Mother's Against Drunk Driving for making more than 100 DUI arrests. He was also honored by the California Highway Patrol and the Automobile Club of Southern California for his outstanding efforts in combating vehicle thefts. He will be forever remembered.

Jordan's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He will be forever mourned.

Jordan is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his mother Diane; his father, Mark; and his wife.

Thank you for your service to the community, Jordan.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray that Jordan is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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