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CHP K9 Beny finds $1 million of cash after traffic stop

The California Highway Patrol officers seized over $1 million of cash with help from K9 Beny after stopping a Ford van for speeding in the Merced area.

CHP in the News Damon Arthur-Redding Record Searchlight

Loose cattle back up I-5 traffic in Redding; CHP called to corral them

California Highway Patrol officers used their patrol vehicles Tuesday morning to round up a small herd of cattle running along Interstate 5 in Redding.

CHP in the News Ryan Hill-CBS Sacramento

Off-Duty CHP Modesto Officer Saves Man’s Life With CPR In Home Depot

A casual Thursday morning trip to Home Depot for Cristian Ewell and her husband Leonid Kasperovich took a near-deadly turn in a heartbeat last week.

CHP in the News Tim Lantz-KFBK

CHP Helicopter Crew Rescues Injured National Guardsmen Caught in Wildfire

Sunday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted with the rescue of four injured National Guard firefighters, who were caught inside the Bear Fire in Butte County.

CHP in the News Kimberly K. Fu-The Reporter

Two Solano CHP officers help save the life of a child – The Reporter

Two California Highway Patrol officers saved the life of a child Tuesday night in Dixon.

CHP in the News Damon Arthur-Redding Record Searchlight

CHP officer takes home stranded family

California Highway Patrol Officer Chance Clark had assisted a lot of motorists during his 18 years on the force, but he had never opened his house up to a stranded family — until Saturday night.

CHP in the News KCRA3

CHP officer saves choking baby on I-80 in Solano County

A California Highway Patrol officer was able to save a choking baby on Interstate 80 in the Fairfield area, authorities say.

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CHP: K-9 finds $272,000 inside coffee maker box

Approximately $272,000 was found inside a coffee maker box after an enforcement stop in Merced, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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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.