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CHP Officer Charged With Husband's Murder

January 12, 2011
Los Angeles Sheriff's deputies arrested Officer Tomiekia Johnson, 31, of Compton, on Tuesday and charged her with the murder of husband Marcus Lemons two years ago.

LEO Duty Deaths Jump 37 Percent

December 28, 2010
Line-of-duty deaths surged nearly 40 percent; firearms-related killings increased by more than 20 percent for a second year in a row.

CHP Arrests Mentally Unstable Man, After Bridge Standoff

November 11, 2010
When California Highway Patrol officers arrived, Carlos-Valentino was brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, which he threw into the water below. He later said it was a pellet gun.

CHP Officer Exchanged Ticket Fix for Sex

November 1, 2010
Officer Abram Carabajal, 53, wrote a speeding ticket to Shirin Zarrindej, 49, a dog groomer from Encino. The officer then showed up in court and informed the judge he had not received an official notice, leading the judge to dismiss the ticket.

CHP Officer's Killer Averts Death With Guilty Plea

August 3, 2010
Allen, 34, admitted in court Monday he shot Scott during a February 2006 traffic stop near Salida to avoid arrest and possible prison time because he was a felon with a gun in his car.

Suspect in California Freeway Shootout Faced Third Strike

July 20, 2010
The man who engaged in a gun battle with California Highway Patrol officers Sunday on an Oakland freeway was a paroled bank robber who could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted under the state's "three strikes and you're out" law, authorities said Monday.

Felon Who Fired On CHP Officers Was Angry At Politicians

July 18, 2010
Officers in two CHP cruisers pulled over Byron Williams' white Toyota Tundra pickup truck that was weaving across multiple lanes of Interstate 580. Officers saw Williams pick up a handgun, yet were able to return fire and radio for backup.

CHP Deaths Emphasize Hazards of Freeway Enforcement

June 29, 2010
Five line-of-duty deaths in 2010 have shaken the California Highway Patrol and again raised awareness of the hazards faced by officers issuing citations alongside highways with fast-moving vehicles.

CHP Agrees to Pension Reduction for New Hires

June 17, 2010
The union representing California Highway Patrol officers has agreed to reduced pension benefits for new hires, under a plan that will help reduce the state's budgetary deficit.

CHP Motor Officer Dies During Pursuit Crash

June 11, 2010
Tom Coleman, a 7-year CHP veteran, was killed he crashed into a big rig while chasing a Ford Focus in Redlands. The four people inside the car were arrested after the Focus crashed into another vehicle moments later.

Gang Member's Rental Car Reached 110 MPH Before CHP Tasered Him

June 7, 2010
Officers later found a stolen .44-Magnum handgun in the trunk of his rented Ford Mustang.

Ford Patrol: Through the Years

April 19, 2010

The Ford Motor Co.'s March announcement that it will introduce a new patrol car has been met with a high level of interest from officers who have been driving the Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor since the 1990s. Ford has been producing vehicles for law enforcement for almost 100 years. Here's a look at photos and ads through the years that feature the company's vehicles, beginning with a Model T police truck produced in 1919.

Crime Scene Photos: Show Some Common Decency

March 11, 2010

Just like every woman on every porn site is somebody's daughter, every bloody corpse on those graphic death sites is somebody's loved one.

CHP Helps Driver Stop Runaway Toyota with Stuck Accelerator

March 9, 2010
A CHP patrol officer caught up to the Prius about 20 minutes later and used a loudspeaker to tell the driver to apply his emergency brake in tandem with the brake pedal, Landeros said.

Barricaded Gunman Fired at Tactical Officers

February 10, 2010
A standoff with SWAT officers began Tuesday, as officers arrived at the home of 43-year-old John Hickey in Bangor, Calif. The warrant stated that Hickey possessed a firearm, which is a violation of a restraining order that names him in a domestic violence case.

Female Driver Can't Outfox CHP

December 11, 2009

This pursuit involves one vehicle with a female driver. The police chased her all morning, and finally stopped her with a PIT (Pursuit Intervention Technique) maneuver, and then "boxing" her in. She refuses to get out of the vehicle so officers had to pull/drag her out.

California Auctions Surplus CHP Vehicles

September 3, 2009
Five high-mileage BMW motorcycles used by the CHP were auctioned for $2,200 each. The motorcycles were from the 2002, 2003 and 2004 model years and had odometer readings of more than 100,000.

WatchGuard Video Receives Historic Order for Digital In-Car Video

April 23, 2009
WatchGuard announced today that the California Highway Patrol has placed an initial order for 2,000 overhead-mounted WatchGuard DV-1s, a digital police in-car video system that records high-resolution digital video in real time onto rewritable DVDs that play on regular DVD players.

California Man Charged with Stealing Guns from Police Vehicles

April 23, 2009
A San Pablo man described as being obsessed with weapons and "tools of warfare" has been arrested in connection with the theft of rifles and shotguns from Contra Costa County sheriff's and California Highway Patrol cruisers, authorities said Tuesday.

Killer Stops

June 1, 2006

There is probably no more misunderstood law enforcement duty than traffic enforcement. Cops who perform this duty often think of it as tedious and futile. And the motorists who are pulled over for traffic violations feel like they are being picked on and tapped for fines that fill local government coffers.

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