WHAT: Rio Hondo College Police Academy will pay tribute to fallen Covina Police Officer Jordan Corder during a special ceremony featuring College leaders and law enforcement officials from across the region.
Corder, 28, of Fontana, was on his motorcycle pursuing another motorcycle on Sept. 30, 2014 when he was struck by an SUV and died of his injuries. More than 1,400 people attended his funeral at Pomona First Baptist Church.
A 2008 graduate of the Academy’s 185th class, Corder is the 24th police officer whose name will be added to Rio Hondo Police Academy Memorial Wall. The first name was posted in 1967 and the most recent went up in 2005.
WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27
WHERE: Rio Hondo College Police Academy, Administration of Justice Building, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier
DETAILS: Officer Corder’s family will attend the ceremony, which will include a performance by the Los Angeles Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Corps as well as the traditional rendition of “Taps” at the program’s conclusion.