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1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]


The California Highway Patrol is now accepting online applications for the position of officer on a continual basis. With this new continuous application process in place, the CHP’s goal is to hire 600 cadets per year.

“A career in law enforcement can be an extremely rewarding and exciting opportunity,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “We are looking for highly motivated individuals who mirror the diverse makeup of California and have a passion for public service to join our ranks.”

chprecruitA career with the CHP can be filled with variety. In addition to traditional patrol duties, the CHP offers opportunities to join specialized units throughout the state, such as air operations, dignitary protection, computer crimes investigations, vehicle theft task forces, homeland security operations, and commercial vehicle inspection programs.

Those interested in pursuing a future career as a CHP officer are encouraged to visit www.chpcareers.com for additional information to include testing dates throughout California. By accepting applications on a continuous basis, qualified prospective candidates will not have to wait to submit their application and begin the process toward a rewarding career. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 20 and 35, possess a high school diploma, and be able to pass an extensive physical and background check.

“We are committed to hiring the best and the brightest men and women to serve the people of California and its visitors,” added Commissioner Farrow. “There has never been a better time than now to take that next step and join one of the nation’s largest statewide law enforcement agencies and make a difference in the community in which you serve.”

 

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3 Comments

  1. Terie Wright Terie Wright says:

    What are the age requirements?

  2. Celia Garcia Celia Garcia says:

    Sandra Carrillo look sand

  3. Terie Wright Terie Wright says:

    I tried to apply when I just turned 34 but they said I just missed the cut off date. I wonder if they changed that? Here in Oregon you can be older then that for Trooper!! 😆😆😆

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