About our California Highway Patrol (CHP) news
Latest news on the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a law enforcement agency in California responsible for enforcing traffic laws and investigating traffic accidents on the state's highways and roads.
The agency is organized into divisions, including the Coastal Division, Golden Gate Division, Inland Division, and Southern Division, with each division having its own patrol areas and responsibilities.
The CHP employs over 11,000 officers and operates a fleet of approximately 7,500 vehicles, including patrol cars, motorcycles, and aircraft. The agency also offers various community programs and initiatives, such as Start Smart, a program that educates new drivers about safe driving practices, and the Senior Volunteer Program, which allows seniors to work with CHP officers and provide assistance to their communities.