Death – Obituary News : Riverside Police Chaplain Steve Ballinger has passed away, according to a statement by the Riverside County DA’s Office. Condolences have been extended to his family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time.
We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Riverside Police Chaplain Steve Ballinger.
— Riverside County DA’s Office (@RivCoDA) September 9, 2023
Riverside Police Chaplain Steve Ballinger Passes Away, Leaving Behind a Legacy of Compassion and Support
It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Riverside Police Chaplain Steve Ballinger. The news of his untimely demise has left the community in deep sorrow. Ballinger, known for his unwavering commitment to serving others, touched the lives of many during his time as a chaplain.
Born and raised in Riverside, Ballinger dedicated his life to supporting the police department and the community as a whole. He joined the Riverside Police Department as a chaplain in 2005 and quickly became an integral part of the law enforcement family. Ballinger’s warm presence and kind-hearted nature brought comfort to countless officers and civilians alike.
Throughout his career, Ballinger provided emotional and spiritual guidance to those in need. He was a pillar of strength during times of crisis, offering solace and understanding to individuals grappling with loss, trauma, and grief. His compassion knew no bounds, and he was always ready to lend a listening ear and a comforting word.
Beyond his role as a chaplain, Ballinger actively participated in community outreach programs. He organized events aimed at fostering positive relationships between law enforcement and the public, promoting unity and understanding.
Ballinger’s legacy will forever be remembered by his family, friends, and colleagues at the Riverside Police Department. His unwavering dedication and selflessness have left an indelible mark on the community. He will be remembered as a beacon of hope and a source of strength during difficult times.
During this challenging period, our thoughts and condolences go out to Ballinger’s family, friends, and the entire Riverside Police Department. May they find solace in the memories of his kindness and the impact he made on countless lives..