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CHP in the News Jonathan

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.

CHP in the News Brian Rokos-Redlands Daily Facts

‘Unparalleled heroism’: Inland CHP officers presented Medal of Valor

On Aug. 12, 2019, California Highway Patrol Officer Robert Paul was standing by on the Eucalyptus Avenue offramp of the 215 Freeway in Riverside as motorcycle Officer Andre Moye Jr. prepared to have a vehicle towed.

CHP in the News Andrew Sheeler-The Sacramento Bee

Newsom honors CHP officer who recovered Tara O’Sullivan
The Sacramento Bee

Gunshots rained down on the law enforcement officers who tried to recover fallen Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan a year and a half ago.

CHP in the News John

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.

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.