The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is dedicated to providing Safety, Service, and Security to California citizens and everyone who uses the thousands of miles of our state’s roadways. Each CHP employee is dedicated to ensuring you get home safely, that quality services are provided to you when you need it, and that you feel safe and secure as you travel throughout our great state. As the fifth largest law enforcement agency in the nation, the Department will continue its primary responsibility to anticipate and respond to the needs of the public which it serves. As the state continues to change and grow, so will the CHP’s promise to look to new and innovative ways to secure your safety as you travel for business or pleasure.
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The CHP has a vested interest to serve and protect your community, because we live there too. Our motto of Safety, Service, and Security is brought to fruition in many ways: Safety: Our officers risk their lives daily to protect those who travel our roadw
The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of safety, service, and security. This is accomplished through five departmental goals:
•Protect life and property.
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