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CHP in the News Katie Dowd , SFGATE

CHP officer rescues 3 from car about to tip over Santa Cruz cliff

Three lucky people were rescued by CHP after their car ended up on the edge of a cliff in Santa Cruz.

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Donate leave credits for family of Contra Costa Officer

Officer Sean Fuller, I.D. 20649, of the Contra Costa Area, passed away suddenly on January 6, 2023. He was recently diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing treatment when he unexpectedly collapsed at home and passed away shortly thereafter. He is survived by his wife and three children, ages 5, 8, and 12.

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CHP Medal of Valor Recipients

The 2021 Governor’s State Employee Medal of Valor Award Ceremony took place virtually. Watch the Governor’s introduction here.

Transportation Secretary David S. Kim shares the citations for the 2021 California Highway Patrol and the Department of Transportation awardees. Thirteen CHP officers received awards.

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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.