Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announces the death of correctional lieutenant

Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor, right, passed away on February 24. His service with the Riverside Sheriff’s Department egan in June 1995. Photo provided by the Riverside Sheriff’s Department.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announced the death of Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor, most recently assigned to the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. Taylor passed away on Thursday, February 24.

Taylor began his service with the department as a correctional deputy on June 8, 1995, and was assigned to the Indio Jail. In July 1995, Taylor was transferred to the Southwest Detention Center. On September 14, 2006, he was promoted to correctional corporal and transferred to the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside.

In December of 2011, Taylor was promoted to correctional sergeant and transferred to the Southwest Detention Center, where he remained until he was transferred to SITE-B in Banning in 2018. On January 17, 2019, he was promoted to his current rank of correctional lieutenant and again transferred to the Robert Presley Detention Center.

“On behalf of the entire Department, we extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Correctional Lieutenant Steve Taylor,” the department said in a news release.


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