Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Covina Police Officer


9-30-2014

SACRAMENTO - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Covina Police Department Officer Jordan Corder:

"Anne and I were saddened to learn of the tragic death of Officer Jordan Corder. We join Officer Corder's friends, family and colleagues in mourning his passing."

Officer Corder, 28, of Covina, died today from injuries sustained in a collision while attempting to stop a motorcycle driving at a high speed.

Officer Corder was an eight-year veteran of the Covina Police Department. He is survived by his father, retired Covina Police Department Captain Mark Corder, and his mother Diane.

In honor of Officer Corder, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.

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