Remington Peters, 27, was a member of an elite Navy parachute team called the Leap Frogs. Authorities are investigating why his parachute failed to open.
The blast occurred on Monday night, just days after the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.
A pickup truck hit the patrol car and sent it over a bridge railing and into a creek 30 feet below.
"Please back off and give the families and give this community the space it needs to mourn and process this horrific crime of hate and bigotry," Mayor Ted Wheeler said.