The CHP family mourns the loss of Officer Lucas Forrest Chellew, I.D. 19402, who was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 22, 2017. Officer Chellew, 31, was involved in a traffic collision while in pursuit of a motorist in South Sacramento. Officer Chellew suffered major injuries and was transported to University of California, Davis, Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Thank you to Fort Tejon, Bakersfield and Grapevine CHP for another tremendous event. The 2017 Tips for Chips Fundraiser at the Outback Steakhouse raised $33,000 for the Widows and Orphans’ Fund!T Thank you to everyone involved for all your hard work.
It could have ended differently for 15-year-old Vincent Gonzales. When police in Skokie, Ill. were called to the XSport Fitness in September, the teen could have been arrested for trespassing — but instead, the officer helped set him up with a two-year membership.
California Highway Patrol officers will trade in their uniforms for aprons and serve up some grub at the eighth annual Tips for CHiPs Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the Outback Steakhouse, 5051 Stockdale Hwy.
A public funeral service is scheduled for Friday in Morgan Hill in honor of California Highway Patrol Officer James Branik, who died last week in a motorcycle collision in San Martin while heading to work.
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.