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Top CHP officer in Sonoma County, Capt. Greg Tracey, relieved of his duties

The top CHP officer in Sonoma County, Capt. Greg Tracey, has been relieved of his duties while the agency conducts an investigation into issues that include his management practices, say several law enforcement sources. Tracey, 54, was placed on administrative … Continue reading

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CHP officer jailed on spousal abuse charges

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110804/ARTICLES/110809733/0/FRONTPAGE   A California Highway Patrol officer was being held in the Sonoma County jail on felony spousal abuse charges, jail officials confirmed Thursday. Richard Robert Shuman Jr., 39, of Santa Rosa, was arrested for acts that allegedly … Continue reading

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How fast is too fast?

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110724/ARTICLES/110729720/1350?Title=How-fast-is-too-fast-   A 46-year-old Santa Rosa woman seriously injured when her pickup was hit by a speeding CHP cruiser is suing the state, claiming the officer acted negligently in driving 104 mph in response to a report of … Continue reading

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CHP: Officer at fault in Mendocino County collision that took his life

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110216/ARTICLES/110219621 A preliminary CHP investigation indicates that Garberville CHP officer Thomas Adams crossed into oncoming traffic Tuesday, causing the crash that took his life in northern Mendocino County. Adams, 24, had been on duty for a little more … Continue reading

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http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20101230/ARTICLES/12301078/1350?Title=Petaluma-police-find-weapon-during-traffic-stop&tc=ar

From : http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20101230/ARTICLES/12301078/1350?Title=Petaluma-police-find-weapon-during-traffic-stop&tc=ar In a case that authorities said illustrates the risks law enforcement officers face, police said the driver of a car stopped for speeding carried a concealed handgun. Angel Christina Ocampo, 21, of Point Arena, had a Smith … Continue reading

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Boy Says Highway Patrol Officer Punched Him

Ivan Sanchez claimed that on March 16, 2007, when Ivan was 14 years old, California Highway Patrol Officer Bill Harm arrested him without cause and punched him in the side of the face. Mr. Sanchez sued Officer Harm in Federal … Continue reading

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