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CHP in the News Tim Sheehan-The Fresno Bee

CHP captures unique fugitive near Madera

An emu led California Highway Patrol officers in Madera on a brief pursuit along Highway 99 on Friday afternoon, but they managed to catch the big bird without injury.

CHP in the News Leticia

Fallen CHP Officer Andre Moye Jr. remembered by Caltrans colleagues

Fallen California Highway Patrol Officer Andre Moye Jr. is remembered as an officer with an easy smile by the men and women he worked alongside at the California Department of Transportation.

CHP in the News KCRA 3

Slain CHP officer remembered in somber ceremony in West Sacramento

Bells tolled Wednesday morning at the California Highway Patrol’s headquarters in West Sacramento in honor of a 34-year-old officer killed in a gun battle.

CHP in the News SF Gate

CHP officer rescues dog abandoned on freeway

The CHP is trying to find the person who kicked a dog out of a vehicle and abandoned it on the side of Highway 50 in Placerville. An officer rescued the dog and quickly made friends with it.

CHP in the News Dixon, CA Patch

Section Of I-505 Named In Memory Of CHP Officer Kirk Griess

A portion of Interstate Highway 505 in Vacaville has been named in memory of California Highway Patrol motorcycle Officer Kirk Anthony Griess, who died when he was struck by a truck during a traffic stop one year ago Saturday.

CHP in the News 23ABC News

California Highway Patrol officers go above and beyond the call of duty

Officers are sworn to protect and serve. And on often times they will go above and beyond. The California Highway Patrol’s Mojave Office posted two stories on Facebook.

CHP in the News DJ Becker-The Madera Tribune

CHP assists disabled honorary firefighter

A 22-year-old disabled honorary firefighter, Mia Gonzalez, was assisted twice by the California Highway Patrol, once in a very unexpected way.

CHP in the News Christian Wohlfeil-KRCR

Man sentenced for attempted murder of a CHP Officer

On Friday Sean Karjala was sentenced to 30 years to life with a six year determinate term for the attempted murder of a peace officer. Because of a previous felony conviction, his sentence was increased.

CHP in the News The Mercury News

First day on the job, CHP officer helps kitten off I-880

A California Highway Patrol officer rescued a kitten from Interstate Highway 880 on his first day on the job last month.

CHP in the News

Tortoise on the loose in Santa Ynez, CHP makes arrest… err, delivery

A very large tortoise was spotted on the run on Sunday night in Santa Ynez, but before it could make a getaway (or get hurt), California Highway Patrol and a local rescue found its owners and delivered it safely home.

CHP in the News Madison

Daughter of fallen CHP Officer Kirk Griess warns public about dangers of texting and driving

The daughter of a fallen California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer killed by a distracted driver is warning the public about the dangers of texting and driving.

CHP in the News FOX26 News

Final sign off: CHP -Merced officer signs off for the last time before retirement

After 30 years of service with the California Highway Patrol, Officer Don Davis signed off one last time.

CHP in the News KEYT

Santa Barbara CHP officers talk down suicidal subject

California Highway Patrol officers in Santa Barbara talked down a suicidal subject on Monday.

CHP in the News CBS Sacramento

CHP Officers Attend 8th Grade Graduation For Fallen Officer’s Daughter

Stockton CHP officers went above and beyond to support the family of a fallen officer Thursday.

CHP in the News

CHP helicopter rescues motorist who plunged off Napa cliff

The California Highway Patrol’s air unit helped rescue a motorist whose vehicle plunged 150 yards down a cliff next to Monticello Road Tuesday morning.

CHP in the News Marin Independent Journal

CHP officer intervenes to stop unresponsive driver drifting into oncoming traffic in Corte Madera

When a California Highway Patrol officer noticed a driver who appeared unresponsive drifting into oncoming traffic in Corte Madera on Thursday, she pulled open the door of the moving vehicle and slammed on the brakes, preventing a possible head-on collision, authorities said.

CHP in the News CBS Sacramento

Gov. Newsom Pays Tribute To Fallen Officer Kirk Griess At CHP Memorial

Law enforcement officers from all over the state along with Gov. Gavin Newsom, honored CHP officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

CHP in the News Katie Dowd-SFGate

Baby sea lion wanders onto 101, gets rescued by CHP

A baby sea lion, perhaps in pursuit of pancakes at a nearby Denny’s, wandered onto Highway 101 in South San Francisco Tuesday morning before being corralled to safety.

CHP in the News The Fresno Bee

CHP horse unit appears at Clovis Rodeo

Guests at Friday’s Clovis Rodeo saw a special performance by rodeo clown JJ Harrison and the California Highway Patrol’s equestrian unit of horses that serve State Capitol and Capitol Park and hundreds of state properties in downtown Sacramento

CHP in the News Merced Sun-Star

CHP officers gave two Los Banos boys new scooters after theirs were stolen from a park

The Los Banos California Highway Patrol stepped in to lift the spirits of two local boys after they had their scooters stolen.

CHP in the News CBS Los Angeles

Law Enforcement Family Mourns CHP Sgt. Steve Licon In Emotional Memorial Service

Thousands of police officers from across California and Nevada paid their respects Tuesday to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon, who was killed earlier this month by a driver who has since been charged with murder.

CHP in the News CBS Sacramento

CHP Officer Helps Deliver Baby On Interstate 5 Near Elk Grove

A CHP-South Sacramento officer helped deliver a baby on Interstate 5 Monday night.

CHP in the News Tracy Lehr-KEYT

CHP wrangles runaway alpacas in Santa Barbara – KEYT

A group of furry fugitives made their way through the Modoc Preserve Sunday morning.

CHP in the News Richard K. De Atley-Press Enterprise

Winchester man charged with second-degree murder in CHP sergeant’s death

A Winchester man was charged with second-degree murder Wednesday, April 10, in the crash that killed California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore.