Today we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for this country.

Have a safe Memorial Day from all of us at the California Highway Patrol. If your plan involves alcohol, please designate a sober driver.
Today we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for this country
Susan Nolan
Don Butler
Sanford Ross
Today, we honor Officer James E. Maroney. On May 27, 1955, Officer Maroney responded to a call for assistance put out by the Modoc County Sheriff in apprehending an armed suspect. As officers closed in, the suspect opened fire and Officer Maroney was killed during the ensuing gun battle. The 33-year-old patrolman had transferred to Alturas from Fresno just two months earlier.
Today we honor Officer James E Maroney On May 27 1955 Officer
Lucio Rios
Pete P Amera
Susan Nolan
The California Highway Patrol is a dedicated partner and long-time supporter of the Special Olympics. We share the values and principles of the Special Olympics of inspiring people to open their minds, to accept and include people with intellectual disabilities, and celebrating differences among all people. We were honored to be invited to the State Capitol this week to support the athletes...
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Stacy Crook Burgess
Carl E. Capps
James Mann
The State of California today honored 22 state employees with the Governor's State Employee Medal of Valor Award for acts of heroism, during a ceremony at the California Highway Patrol Academy in West Sacramento. This is the highest honor the state can give its employees. We are proud that eight members of our Department received this honor today.

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The State of California today honored 22 state employees with the Governors
Sandi Thackston
Paul Villarica
John Rodriguez
Today, we honor Officer Gary L. Hughes. On May 23, 1976, Officer Hughes and his partner Officer Lancer R. Thelen stopped and arrested a suspected drunk driver along Interstate 80 in Vallejo. Officer Hughes was sitting in the rear of the patrol car with the suspect when a pick-up truck camper plowed into the patrol car, pinning Officer Hughes against the front seat. The 38-year-old Patrol...
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Today we honor Officer Gary L Hughes On May 23 1976 Officer
Jay Mac
William Davidson
Cecelia McBride
Today, we honor Officer Dale M. Krings. On May 21, 1962, Officer Krings and his partner, Officer Vincent Bianchini, were near the end of their graveyard shift and having breakfast at a restaurant next to San Francisco International Airport, when a restaurant patron confronted the officers, saying, "Okay, gentlemen, you've had it!" Without further warning, he drew a rifle and opened fire,...
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Today we honor Officer Dale M Krings On May 21 1962 Officer
Sandy Leoni
Kim Koleen Benard
Mike Serrano
AMBER ALERT **CORRECTED**

ON MAY 18, 2017, MAKAI BANGOURA WAS ABDUCTED FROM SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

MAKAI IS A 1-YEAR-OLD BLACK MALE, 2 FEET 6 INCHES TALL, WEIGHING 40 POUNDS, WITH BROWN HAIR AND BROWN EYES.

THE SUSPECT, JASON LAM, IS A 30-YEAR-OLD ASIAN MALE, STANDING 5 FEET 3 INCHES TALL, WEIGHING 145 POUNDS, WITH BLACK HAIR AND BROWN EYES.

THE SUSPECT MAY BE SUICIDAL AND SHOULD NOT...
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AMBER ALERT CORRECTED ON MAY 18 2017 MAKAI BANGOURA WAS ABDUCTED FROM
Norma Chaidez
Joyce Winter Domingo
Jen DeCavia
Our thirty aircraft are multi-mission assets, well equipped to work in a number of areas including search and rescue, advanced life support, and law enforcement. Although our fifteen helicopters and fifteen airplanes are outfitted with specialized equipment such as rescue hoists, medical gear, and cameras our most important assets are our exceptional pilots and flight officers. CHP - Air...
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Monica Mario Victoria
Michael Gilchrist
Chris Dendy
Today, we honor Officer John A. Reed. On May 18, 1944, Officer Reed had activated his red light and siren and begun his pursuit of a speeding automobile when he collided with a vehicle that turned left in front of his motorcycle. Officer Reed was critically injured and died the following day. Officer Reed joined the CHP in 1941 after prior service as a state police officer in Sacramento.
Today we honor Officer John A Reed On May 18 1944 Officer
Sharon Lynn Saiz
Ada Lehner
Annette Book
Today, we honor Officer Leonard Nelson. On May 18, 1938, Officer Nelson and his partner, Officer L.L. Jordan, were working a graveyard shift in Artesia when they stopped a suspected drunk driver at 2:30 a.m. Officer Nelson was administering the sobriety test to the suspect when a vehicle driven by a second drunk driver crashed into the pair. Both the 30-year-old patrol officer and the driver...
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Today we honor Officer Leonard Nelson On May 18 1938 Officer Nelson
Sharon Lynn Saiz
Ada Lehner
Annette Book
Today, we honor Officer Norman A. Kessler. On May 17, 1945, Officer Kessler was pursuing a traffic violator when his motorcycle developed a high-speed wobble after striking a rough spot in the highway pavement. Officer Kessler lost control and skidded 200 feet before crashing. The 36-year-old patrol officer was killed almost instantly. Officer Kessler had served in Tulare County since...
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Today we honor Officer Norman A Kessler On May 17 1945 Officer
Diane Boyle
Annette Book
Lucio Rios
Today, we honor Officer Eliot O. Daley. On May 17, 1942, Officer Daley, was killed only three weeks after graduating from the CHP Academy.Officer Daley, on his first duty assignment with partner Officer Clarence Miller, was patrolling a four-lane highway near the Carquinez Bridge when a vehicle swerved diagonally across the double center line into the path of the patrol car. The force of the...
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Today we honor Officer Eliot O Daley On May 17 1942 Officer
Annette Book
Diane Boyle
Diana Nidick
Great job rescuing and finding 'Chip' a home CHP – Oakland!
Great job rescuing and finding 'Chip' a home CHP – Oakland

Oakland: Kitten’s Mother’s Day CHP ride yields new home

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Marilyn Schneider
Cara Wewers Kensinger
John Charnelle Henry
Today, we honor Officer Saul Martinez. On May 16, 1997, Officer Martinez and Officer James D. Rice, paired on a graveyard shift, were investigating a vehicle parked on the shoulder of a road north of Palm Springs. An oncoming car, traveling more than 15 feet off the roadway, barreled down on the two officers. Officer Martinez shoved his partner to safety, only to be struck and critically...
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Today we honor Officer Saul Martinez On May 16 1997 Officer Martinez
Sue AndCraig Farrell
Betty Valle
Sandy Leoni
This is Officer Anthony Bracamontes of the CHP - West Los Angeles Area and his mother, Officer Jessica Varela of the CHP - Ventura Area. Officer Bracamontes grew up in a unique household; both his mother and father are CHP Officers and served as his inspiration.

Happy Mother's Day!
This is Officer Anthony Bracamontes of the CHP West Los Angeles Area
Janet Nadine Mahan
Grace Calderwood
Amanda Villa
CHP Officer Nico Estrada, Santa Fe Springs Area, was honored to follow in the footsteps of his mother, Officer Rebecca Estrada of the CHP - Baldwin Park Area. For more than two years, the mother and son duo have worked in neighboring communities to provide Safety, Service, and Security.

Happy Mother’s Day!
CHP Officer Nico Estrada Santa Fe Springs Area was honored to follow
Jean Brown
Josie Jones
Nurse Maria
Today, we honor Officers Harold E. Horine and William F. Leiphardt, Jr. On May 13, 1978, Officers Harold and Leiphardt, both 39 years old, were partners working out of the Baldwin Park Area office. Officer Horine and Officer Leiphardt were investigating a roadside crash involving an abandoned vehicle when a passing tractor and trailer swerved onto the shoulder, smashed into the abandoned car,...
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Today we honor Officers Harold E Horine and William F Leiphardt Jr
Susan Nolan
Michael W Kittredge
Cecelia McBride
We extend our thoughts and prayers to the men and women of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department and their families and friends as they mourn the loss of two of their own.
We extend our thoughts and prayers to the men and women of
Valerie A. Camacho
Michael W Kittredge
Teri Dzida
Great PSA CHP – North Sacramento, and way to make us smile while addressing an important message.
Denise Carter
Tom Kratochvil
Dean Reutter
When you're going 116 miles per hour, most people wouldn't know you're traveling at 170 feet per second.
When youre going 116 miles per hour most people wouldnt know youre
Laura Guzmán
Grace Calderwood
James Kistner