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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.

The Smell of Fear

January 1, 1997

Sandra Antor was not look for fame when she set out on a 745- mile journey from her hometown of Miami to visit friends in January 1996. But the 26-year-old nursing student's hesitance to pull over promptly for a South Carolina patrolman who was pursuing her in an unmarked car landed her and the officer in the national news. The situation raised new question about the public's perception of police.

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