News & Press Releases

Bay Bridge Traffic Crawls While Officers Convince Man Not to Jump to His Death

Monday, November 17, 2014 ~ Michael Barba-SF Weekly News

If you are wondering why you got stuck in some bad traffic on the Bay Bridge this morning, it's because California Highway Patrol officers were busy talking a man down from leaping to his death.

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CHP chopper plucks hurt hiker off Lake Berryessa cliff

Monday, November 17, 2014 ~ Eloisa Ruano Gonzalez-The Press Democrat

A CHP helicopter crew rescued a 20-year-old hiker who was stuck on a cliff Sunday near the Monticello Dam on the southeast end of Lake Berryessa.

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Fresno area CHP office receives its first new Harley-Davidson

Thursday, November 13, 2014 ~ Jim Guy-The Fresno Bee

It's back to the future for the Fresno office of the California Highway Patrol, which has received its first Harley-Davidson motorcycle in a statewide CHP rollout

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CHP's history: From early signal flags to today's multifaceted mission

Monday, November 3, 2014 ~ David Singer-The Fresno Bee

Several officers and employees within the California Highway Patrol describe our culture as a family. We are bound together doing a job, one many people have told me they could never handle. We are exposed to difficult scenes, which slowly take their toll over time. Our families bear these burdens along with us.

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Article Archive


10/31/2014 » CHP traffic safety programs awarded national recognition
10/31/2014 » For CHiPs, the path starts here
10/28/2014 » CHP sergeant returns $120K found on Concord street
10/22/2014 » That's me in the picture: Kevin Berthia on the Golden Gate bridge
10/22/2014 » They doubled as CHP patrol officers
10/17/2014 » CHP Cadet Run honors fallen officers
10/16/2014 » CHP officer rescues motorist from burning SUV
10/15/2014 » CHP Officer Back To Work After Losing Leg In Horrific Accident, Thanks To High-Tech Prosthetic
10/10/2014 » CHP rescues 4-month-old, 3 others near Rubicon Trail
10/07/2014 » Instead of ticket, officer buys girl booster seat
10/06/2014 » CHP honors fallen officer with highway dedication
10/03/2014 » Tracy CHP officer saves man from unlikely attack
09/30/2014 » CHP honors 100-year-old volunteer
09/19/2014 » 'Gordo' the dog out of surgery after being struck during police chase
09/08/2014 » East Bay Interchange dedicated to fallen CHP Officer Youngstrom
09/05/2014 » Men, Women Working to Join CHP to Participate in Community Service Project
08/28/2014 » Off-duty CHP officer recognized for saving boy from choking in Redwood City
08/27/2014 » CHP adds two K9's, one back after shooting
08/21/2014 » Father and son get special CHP tour, recognition
08/12/2014 » CHP helicopter rescues mountain biker, but dog dies
08/08/2014 » CHP holds ceremony for fallen officer
07/24/2014 » CHP K-9s, officers receive training at Yolo County Fairgrounds
07/23/2014 » CHP let Napa fairgoers test out 'impairment goggles'
07/21/2014 » CHP Helicopter Hoists Injured ATV Rider from Donner Summit
06/19/2014 » CAUGHT ON CAMERA: CHP helicopter crew rescues hurt mountain biker
06/13/2014 » Local woman receives highest CHP civilian honor
06/12/2014 » Assemblyman Jim Frazier honors local CHP officer
05/07/2014 » Fallen Fresno CHP officers recalled at annual ceremony
05/05/2014 » CHP helicopter rescues two men in Sierra Nevada
04/23/2014 » CHP copter helps with rescue of another Yosemite hiker
04/22/2014 » Local CHP officer serving in Afghanistan
04/17/2014 » CHP copter helps rescue injured Yosemite hiker
04/07/2014 » CHP's Newhall Incident Has 44th Anniversary Saturday
04/02/2014 » CHP, Impact Teen Drivers and Others Join to Combat Distracted Driving, Change Driving Culture
03/19/2014 » Toyota, U.S. Agree to $1.2B Settlement in Rapid Acceleration Investigation
03/17/2014 » Siblings among four Vacaville CHP graduates
03/14/2014 » Two locals join CHP ranks
03/11/2014 » Man guilty of battling CHP on way to 'revolution'
02/25/2014 » CHP Memorial: Packed Sidewalks at Final Homecomings for Officers
02/24/2014 » Live updates: Graveside services begin for two CHP officers
02/21/2014 » Wife of fallen Fresno CHP Officer Brian Law shares fond memories
02/20/2014 » CHP officer was Fresno State grad who aided fraternity brothers
02/19/2014 » Editorial: CHP accident illustrates that patrolling highways is a dangerous job
01/08/2014 » Milpitas: Dangling hang glider safely returned to earth in tricky CHP rescue
12/10/2013 » Threatened Golden Gate Bridge jump averted by CHP
12/03/2013 » California Highway Patrol kicks off effort to collect Christmas gifts for needy children
11/25/2013 » CHP visits Scouts
11/01/2013 » Pension Cutters Rely On Bipartisan Slogans, But Right-Wing Money
10/30/2013 » CHP drug sniffing canine lauded for marijuana find
09/27/2013 » Riverside CHP officer receives Medal of Valor
09/27/2013 » Retired CHP Commissioner Receives Honor from Former School
09/19/2013 » Veteran CHP officer retiring
09/06/2013 » CHP officer killed in the line of duty remembered one year later
09/05/2013 » Tracy CHP officer wins gold at world police games
08/19/2013 » CHP Officer killed during carjacking in Las Vegas
07/30/2013 » Temecula CHP Officer Wins American Legion's Officer of the Year
06/17/2013 » Santa Cruz CHP Officer receives Hero Award from MADD
05/08/2013 » Officer Kenyon Youngstrom honored during memorial
05/08/2013 » CHP honored for suicide prevention work
02/25/2013 » Four CHP officers recognized with MADD Awards
02/21/2013 » Two CHP officers receive Medal of Valor
01/30/2013 » CHP and Impact Teen Drivers crack down on distracted driving
01/08/2013 » Injured CHP K-9 returns to work
11/13/2012 » Banquet in San Ramon held for Officer Youngstrom
09/27/2012 » Community gets behind CHP officer whose family battles cancer
09/07/2012 » Slain CHP officer's organ donations save lives, family says
09/06/2012 » Officer Youngstrom killed during enforcement stop
07/19/2012 » Officer Thomas Coleman Freeway Sign Dedication
07/13/2012 » Tony Pedeferri goes to London
07/06/2012 » CHP helicopter crew rescues stranded hiker
06/21/2012 » Barstow CHP Office Unveils Memorial
05/09/2012 » CHP Honors Fallen Officers at Memorial Ceremony
04/26/2012 » CHP gives School Bus Driver of the Year award
04/12/2012 » CHP Educates Teens On Distracted Driving
02/09/2012 » San Jose Pension costs grossly miscalculated
12/01/2011 » Thousands attend Officer Capoot's Funeral
09/15/2011 » Medal of Valor Ceremony held in Sacramento
05/20/2011 » Fallen CHP Officer Brett Oswald gets memorial brick
04/28/2011 » CHP flight officers train on new equipment
04/13/2011 » CHP Sergeant McKenna back to work
04/11/2011 » CHP rescues dog and his owner
01/27/2011 » CHP Cadets Run to Memorial
01/26/2011 » Jury awards millions to paralyzed CHP officer

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