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CHP's Highest-Ranking Female Honored

October 30, 2012
The California Highway Patrol's highest-ranking female officer has been awarded the Trailblazer Award by the California Peace Officers' Association.

Freeway Jumper Stabs CHP Officer During Rescue

October 29, 2012
A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed multiple times while he attempted to pull a suicidal man from a highway overpass in Riverside.

CHP Officer Succumbs To Wounds

September 6, 2012
The California Highway Patrol officer who was shot Tuesday while conducting a traffic stop died Wednesday evening. Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, 37, was a seven-year veteran of the agency. He leaves behind a wife and four children.

CHP Officer Fighting for Life After Shooting

September 5, 2012
A California Highway Patrol officer remained in critical condition Wednesday, a day after he was shot by a subject during a traffic stop in the East Bay near Alamo.

Public Safety Unions Oppose Calif. Gov.'s 'Radical' Pension Plan

August 28, 2012
California Governor Jerry Brown introduced what he called "radical change" to the pension system Tuesday, a plan that met with stiff opposition from the state's public employee unions.

Kawasaki Shelves Concours 14P Motorcycle

August 14, 2012
Kawasaki Motors Corp. has suspended its Concours 14P police motorcycle program, after determining that dealer modifications were causing a blown main fuse, increasing the risk of a crash.

Video: Calif. Teacher Runs Off Cliff During Car Chase

July 11, 2012
A Los Angeles teacher accused of lewd acts with a 14-year-old girl led officers on a lengthy pursuit Tuesday that ended when his truck went airborne and crashed into a child-care center.

Suicidal Calif. Teacher's Pursuit, Crash

July 11, 2012

A Los Angeles teacher accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old student crashed into a child-care center, after leading officers on a pursuit from Lakewood to Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday. Read the full story here.

Injured Hiker Saves CHP Officer Struck by Copter Blade

July 10, 2012
A California Highway Patrol officer survived a critical wound from a helicopter blade, thanks to an injured hiker who provided timely trauma care to the officer.

Road Rage in L.A.

June 21, 2012

Jerry Patterson stopped along the southbound 5 Freeway and shouted at three other men on June 12. The altercation turned violent, and two of the men beat Patterson until he was motionless on the ground.

CHP Agrees To Furloughs

June 11, 2012
The California Highway Patrol officers union and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration have reached a furlough agreement to cut pay 5 percent for a year.

CHP Shifts To Ford P.I. Utility for Patrol

May 31, 2012
The CHP picked the P.I. Utility for its payload capacity and versatility in handling a variety of missions including traffic enforcement, event security, and facility protection.

Retired CHP Officer Claims Cover-Up In Zodiac Killer Case

May 16, 2012
In "The Zodiac Killer Cover Up," former California Highway Patrol Officer Lyndon Lafferty claims there was a massive law enforcement coverup that prevented the killer from being caught.

CHP Officer Pleads Not Guilty of Illegal Cache

April 10, 2012
A California Highway Patrol officer, charged with having a cache of illegal guns, explosives, drugs, and stolen drivers' licenses at his Anderson area home, pleaded not guilty on Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.

Drugged Driving Rises In California

February 29, 2012
While drunk driving fatalities are on the decline, a California agency this week warned that the number of deadly crashes involving drugged motorists in the state has been steadily increasing over at least four years.

2 Calif. Officers Injured In Occupy Protest

February 28, 2012
Two California law enforcement officers were injured during a clash with Occupy protesters at the state Capitol. A city police officer was injured when a member of the Occupy group jumped on him, and a CHP officer was hurt after being struck by an object.

CHP Settles Over Leaked Photos of Young Woman Killed in Crash

January 31, 2012
The photos from the Halloween 2006 accident show 18-year-old Nicole "Nikki" Catsouras maimed and nearly decapitated in her father's mangled Porsche. The pictures were taken by CHP investigators and were never intended for public release but were leaked by two Highway Patrol dispatchers.

Video: Pursuit Ends With Motorcycle Crash

January 27, 2012
The California Highway Patrol's high-speed pursuit of a motorcycle ended when the cycle rider rear-ended a car in the Hacienda Heights area of Southern California.

High-Tech Upgrades for Two Calif. Agencies

December 20, 2011
In law enforcement, new technology for police forces often arrives slowly and sporadically. In California, we're seeing a critical shift to high-tech gadgetry that could be a bellwether for forces across the country.

CHP Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Suspect Killed

November 14, 2011
The gunman who wounded a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop near Sacramento late Sunday was fatally shot after flipping over his vehicle.
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