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Search Result: California Highway Patrol

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Off-Duty CHP Officer Killed In Nev. Carjacking

August 19, 2013
An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was killed Sunday morning, while attempting to stop a suspect who had stolen his Ford pickup truck. James Magdaleno, a CHP officer from Visalia, was in Las Vegas for his bachelor party.

Video: CHP Pursues Defiant Motorcyclist

June 6, 2013
California Highway Patrol officers took a Southern California motorcycle scofflaw into custody Wednesday, after he rode into a construction site and fell off his cycle following a high-speed pursuit.

CHP's Pursuit of Defiant Motorcyclist

June 6, 2013

CHP officers took a motorcycle scofflaw into custody Wednesday, after he rode into a construction site. Read the full story here.

CHP Officer Wounded In SoCal Gunfight

May 10, 2013
A California Highway Patrol officer was shot in the leg during a gun battle with murder suspects at the end of a high-speed pursuit in San Bernardino County on Thursday.

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford P.I. Utility

March 8, 2013

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The P.I. Utility has caught on with highway patrol agencies for its increased cargo capacity and rear-end crash rating. View our gallery of in-service Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, and then read "The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars" for detailed stories of agencies using them. Photos provided by the respective agencies unless otherwise noted.

Police Union Opposes 'Compassionate' Parole for Calif. Cop Killer

March 6, 2013
In 1973, Gerald Youngberg took the lives of San Bernardino County Sheriff's Lt. Al Stewart, California Highway Patrol Officer Larry Wetterling, and gas station attendant Robert Jenkins in execution-style murders.

15 Officers Awarded Medal of Valor

February 21, 2013
Fifteen law enforcement officers were awarded the Medal of Valor for their heroic acts during a Wednesday ceremony at the White House. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder handed out the honor.

Report: More Californians Driving Drugged Than Drunk

November 20, 2012
A survey of drivers by the California Office of Traffic Safety found that 14% tested positive for impairing drugs (both illegal and prescription), while 7.3% tested positive for alcohol. Of the drugs, marijuana was the most prevalent at 7.4% of drivers.

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.
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