The CHP family is deeply saddened by the loss of Officer Andrew Camilleri, I.D. 21653, on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017, at approximately 11:32 p.m. Officer Camilleri, of Hayward Area, gave his life in sacrifice for the community in which he served.
Officer Camilleri and Officer Jonathan Velasquez, I.D. 21318, were stopped in their patrol vehicle within the reverse gore of the Winton Avenue onramp to I-880 southbound. A driver drifted off the road from I-880 and struck the right rear of the patrol vehicle.
On March 11, 2018, at approximately 1358 hours, Officer D. Morrison, ID 12749, and Officer A. Fornaciari, ID 16084, were conducting in-view patrol in the community of Hayfork, within the CHP Trinity River Area.
October’s deadly North Bay wildfire put all of Sonoma County’s officials to the test. On Tuesday night, Santa Rosa CHP officers encountered a different kind of blaze in the form of Santa Rosa resident and Food Network star Guy Fieri and his sizzling pizza-making skills.
Congratulations to CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley, who was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown on February 9, 2018, after serving as Acting Commissioner since August 2017. Scott Silsbee was appointed Deputy commissioner. Also, Gov. Brown appointed Brian Annis as secretary of the California State Transportation Agency.
On Feb. 26, Gov. Brown delivered the oath of office to Stanley as the 15th Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
A man who was riding a horse along the eastbound 91 Freeway in Long Beach during the early morning hours Saturday was arrested on a DUI charge, according to California Highway Patrol officials in Santa Fe Springs.
Automobile collisions have been the leading cause of death for American teens for generations. Since 2007, Impact Teen Drivers has emerged as a leading non-profit organization dedicated to reversing this pervasive yet 100 percent-preventable crisis. Impact Teen Drivers’ mission is to change the culture of driving forever thereby saving lives not only in this generation of drivers, but also in all future generations of drivers.