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CHP in the News Kimberly K. Fu-Vacaville Reporter

Memorial sign dedicated to CHP Officer Kirk Griess

Veteran California Highway Patrol Officer Kirk Griess was killed in 2018 during a traffic stop in Fairfield. He lives on in the hearts and minds of loved ones and, as of Thursday, a roadway sign at Interstate 505 and VacaValley Parkway in Vacaville.

CHP in the News gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com

CHP Officer Rescues 5 Kittens From Burning Home

A CHP officer is being credited for rescuing five kittens from a burning house before firefighters could arrive.

CHP in the News Dina Kupfer-CBS Sacramento

119 CHP Cadets Complete Time-Honored Tradition Days Ahead Of Graduation

After an unprecedented 75 weeks of training, more than one hundred California Highway Patrol cadets completed a long-running tradition Wednesday morning.

CHP in the News Jose Fabian-fox40.com

Climber rescued from Mt. Shasta after getting stranded overnight

A woman was rescued from Mt. Shasta Sunday morning after being unable to go make her way back down Saturday. 

CHP in the News Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola, Fox40.com

Video: Injured hiker rescued from Mount Shasta

An injured hiker was rescued from the Bolam Glacier of Mt. Shasta on Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP in the News Jonathan Lloyd-www.nbclosangeles.com

Watch: Dashcam Video Shows CHP Officer Save Baby Choking on a Cherry

Dramatic dashcam video captured a California Highway Patrol officer’s life-saving response on the side of a busy Southern California freeway. 

CHP in the News Jeff Horseman, The Press-Enterprise

Bill would rename part of 215 Freeway for fallen CHP Officer Andre Moye

A state legislative bill would name a stretch of the 215 Freeway in Riverside after a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer who was killed in the line of duty.

APB Article

Congratulations to Commissioner Stanley

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).

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CHP Memorial honors officers lost in the line of duty
May 2, 2017

Photos by Michael Wong and Joe McHugh

In May of each year, the CHP holds a memorial to pay tribute to those brave heroes who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and afford special honor to those killed in the previous calendar year.  In the CHP’s 88-year history, 227 heroes have lost their lives while courageously serving the people of California.