Yesterday, Officers Mendez and Warnke were reunited with Mr. Garcia, a victim of a head-on collision in which Mr. Garcia's vehicle was catching fire while being trapped inside. Because of the quick thinking and experience of the officers, Mr. Garcia was freed from the vehicle and moved to safety.

Both officers were extremely honored to reunite with Mr. Garcia and to see his progress in his...
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AN AMBER ALERT IS BEING ISSUED BY THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL ON BEHALF OF THE CATHEDRAL CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES ONLY: IMPERIAL, LOS ANGELES, ORANGE, RIVERSIDE, SAN BERNARDINO AND SAN DIEGO.

ON MARCH 23, 2017, AT 6:44 PM, JAYDEN CORTEZ AND CARLOS CORT...

AMBER ALERT ACTIVATION

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Today, we honor Officer James F. Stamback. On March 23, 1964, Officer Stamback had just parked his patrol car behind an automobile he stopped because its load of lumber was protruding beyond the legal limit. The patrolman was talking to the driver when, without warning, a two-ton flatbed truck suddenly barreled down on the scene, hitting the patrol car and pushing it into the other vehicle....
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Protect our highway workers and officers. Move over, California.
Don’t count on a lucky charm to get you home safely this St. Patrick’s Day. Find a sober #designateddriver instead. #BuzzedDriving is #DrunkDriving
It's not often you see a couple of Chippies doing the worm, but when you need to entertain a few hundred teenagers to encourage safe driving, you do what you gotta do. Great moves CHP – Stockton.
It’s not worth your life. Make certain you drive sober this St. Patrick’s Day and every day of the year. #BuzzedDriving
On Wednesday evening, the CHP - Southern Division Community Engagement and Recruitment Team Team (CERT) was awarded the 2017 Centurion Award for Excellence by the Peace Officers Association of Los Angeles County.

CERT is a unique unit within the CHP comprised of twelve officers and one sergeant. Following the lead of the CHP’s Public Trust Initiative, CERT works to ensure the Department’s...
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Today, we honor Sergeant Gary Wagers. On March 15, 2001, Sergeant Wagers was traveling northbound on State Route 113 near Woodland and was engaged in an enforcement activity. His vehicle skidded sharply across two lanes striking a guardrail. Sergeant Wagers was killed upon impact. A commuter discovered the crash at approximately 6:00 a.m. Sergeant Wagers had been a member of the CHP for 22...
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Today, we honor Officer Charles H. Sorenson. On March 15, 1963, Officer Sorenson had just received a radio call about a robbery in Lodi when he spotted the suspect vehicle and began pursuit. During the chase, the suspect driver lost control of his vehicle, crashed and continued to flee on foot. Officer Sorenson got out of his car and followed the suspect. Apparently, he was unaware of the...
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Today we honor Officer Nathan Taylor. On Saturday, March 12, 2016, Officer Taylor was providing traffic control at the scene of a collision on Interstate 80 westbound at Castle Peak Road. Officer Taylor was directing traffic from the #1 lane into the #2 lane of Interstate 80 westbound in heavy snow conditions. As he was directing traffic, a Nissan Pathfinder approached his location. The Nissan...
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Today, we honor Officer John A. Daroux. On March 12, 1933, Officer Daroux was struck by a vehicle that was closely following the patrolman along Auburn Boulevard in Sacramento. The brakes on Officer Daroux's motorcycle locked abruptly and the vehicle behind him was unable to slow and avoid striking the motorcycle. Officer Daroux was rushed to the hospital but died two days later. Officer...
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Congratulations to Officer Brian Thomas of the CHP's Baldwin Park Area (pictured at center below) for winning the Homer L. Garrott Community Service Award at Saturday night's 13th Annual Achievers' Award Banquet of the National Organzation of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) Southern California Chapter. The award is presented to an employee who has distinguished him or herself through...
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Today, we honor Officer Ted Davis. On March 10, 1933, Officer Davis, was carrying out the emergency assignment of escorting doctors and nurses through rubble-strewn streets following the 1933 Long Beach earthquake. Officer Davis' motorcycle struck a hole in the pavement that had been damaged by the quake, throwing him to the ground and killing him instantly.
Today, we honor Officer Robert D. Dale. On March 10, 1960, Officer Dale was patrolling along a rural two-lane road in Orange County. He had just passed a vehicle and was negotiating a sharp turn when he lost control of his motorcycle and slid into the path of an oncoming pick-up truck, killing Officer Dale instantly.Officer Dale served with the CHP for two years and had been assigned to the...
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Today, we honor Officer Stephen S. Kent. On March 10, 1933, Officer Kent, was assisting in the pursuit of a suspect sought in three states for bank robbery and kidnapping. Kent stopped the suspect vehicle in Yreka but as he approached, the suspect opened fire, killing the patrolman instantly. The killer was captured, stood trial and was convicted of murder. He was sentenced to death and...
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Today, we honor Officer Larry L. Wetterling. On March 9, 1973, Officer Wetterling was fatally shot by a motorist he stopped in San Bernardino for suspected drunk driving. After shooting Officer Wetterling, the motorist stole the patrol officers car but rolled over as he raced away. He later killed two other people before he was captured. Officer Wetterling, 30, had been a member of the Patrol...
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