French Valley jail re-named after respected retired sheriff

French Valley jail re-named after respected retired sheriff

The Southwest Detention Center in French Valley now has a new name and a fitting one. After the July 25 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, suspects in southwest Riverside County will now be booked at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center. Byrd, a Riverside Polytechnic High School graduate who served as Riverside […]

Southwest Detention Center renamed for former county sheriff

RIVERSIDE – At the behest of the Board of Supervisors, the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta was renamed today in honor of former Riverside County Sheriff Cois M. Byrd. “I appreciate this opportunity,” Byrd told the board. “I thank you so much for the honor.” Byrd, with his wife Evelyn at his side, stood in […]