Ethan Cordry Obituary: A Tribute to a Young Life of Service

The sudden passing of Officer Ethan Cordry at the young age of 26 has deeply saddened the West Linn Police Department and the community. His untimely death due to an unexpected medical event is a profound loss. Officer Cordry’s dedication to law enforcement, following in the footsteps of family members, made him a respected and beloved figure.

Summary of Ethan Cordry’s Obituary

NameOfficer Ethan Cordry
Date of PassingNovember 2023
Career Start2020 at Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
Departments ServedMultnomah County Sheriff’s Office, West Linn Police Department
EducationGraduate of the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
FamilyPartner Gabby, daughter Amelia
Memorial InfoTo be announced
Support LinkMealTrain for the Cordry Family

Officer Cordry’s Law Enforcement Journey

Ethan Cordry’s career in law enforcement began in 2020 with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office as a correctional deputy. His commitment to public safety led him to the West Linn Police Department in April 2022. Officer Cordry’s graduation from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training in October 2022, and completion of field training in February 2023, marked significant milestones in his career.

A Family Tradition in Law Enforcement

Following in the footsteps of his father, stepfather, and brother, Officer Cordry’s choice to pursue law enforcement was a source of pride for him and his family. His dedication to this path was evident in his work and the positive influence he had on those around him.

Remembering Officer Cordry’s Impact

In his nearly two years with the West Linn Police Department, Officer Cordry made a lasting impression. Known for his contagious charisma and positive attitude, he was well-liked and respected by colleagues and community members alike. His loss leaves a significant void.

Support for the Cordry Family

To assist Officer Cordry’s partner, Gabby, and their one-year-old daughter, Amelia, the West Linn Police Department has set up a MealTrain account. This initiative reflects the community’s support and solidarity in this difficult time.


Officer Ethan Cordry’s life, though brief, was marked by his commitment to serving and protecting the community. His legacy will be remembered by those who knew him and by the law enforcement community. The impact of his service and the memories shared will continue to inspire and be cherished.

Honoring the Life of Officer Ethan Cordry

The Essence of Officer Cordry’s Service

Officer Cordry’s dedication to law enforcement was more than a career; it was a calling inspired by his family’s legacy in the field. His enthusiasm for his role was evident in every aspect of his service, making him a role model for peers and the community.

Community’s Response to His Passing

The community’s reaction to Officer Cordry’s untimely death reflects the deep connections he formed during his service. His commitment to public safety and community engagement left a lasting impression on those he served.

Officer Cordry’s Professional Achievements

Despite his young age, Officer Cordry achieved significant milestones in his career. His graduation from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training and his completion of field training were just the beginning of what promised to be a distinguished career in law enforcement.

A Legacy of Kindness and Charisma

Remembered for his contagious charisma and positive attitude, Officer Cordry’s approach to law enforcement was grounded in kindness and compassion. These traits made him not only an effective officer but also a beloved member of the community.

Supporting Officer Cordry’s Family

The establishment of a MealTrain account for Officer Cordry’s family is a testament to the community’s support and respect for his service. This gesture of solidarity provides practical assistance and emotional support to his loved ones during this challenging time.

Reflecting on Officer Cordry’s Contributions

As we reflect on Officer Cordry’s life and contributions, we are reminded of the impact that one individual can have in their community. His dedication to law enforcement, inspired by his family’s tradition, will continue to inspire current and future officers.


Officer Ethan Cordry’s life was a beacon of dedication and service. His memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew him and in the community he served with passion and integrity. We honor his legacy and extend our deepest condolences to his family and colleagues.